Silviculture is a four credit-hour that is a study of ecologically based manipulations of forests to achieve desired management objectives. The instructor of the Silviculture course is John Lhotka. Here is a link to the Silviculture course website.
The first redesigned Silviculture course was taught spring semester 2009.
Principles and techniques of intermediate cutting, natural and artificial regeneration, systems of reproduction, application of genetics
and tree improvement to intensive forest management, and silviculture of some of the major forest types of the United States. - University of Kentucky 2008-2009 Bulletin.
(Click here to view the Capstone course or the GIS course.)
(Click here to view the Year 1 Report which provides feedback on the silviculture course.)