Kentucky woodland owners and other interested individuals are invited to attend a Forestry Fall Webinar Series at their local county extension office. The Forestry Fall Webinar series is an excellent opportunity for woodland owners and those with an interest in forestry to get a significant amount of information in a relatively short time, without having to drive great distances to attend.
If you are a County Extension Office and would like your county to host a webinar, please contact 859.257.7597 or email@example.com
Call the County Extension Office to register for the webinar you wish to attend. Click here for directions to offices and for phone numbers to register. Please check this website often as additional counties are being added every day.
Before the webinars:
To be sure your computer is setup correctly for the webinar, visit: https://connect.uky.edu/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm
Please Note: High speed internet is mandatory to participate in this series.
Getting into the Webinar:
Please click the links on each title to enter the Fall Webinar Series webinar you wish to attend.
All webinars begin at 7 p.m. (eastern time):
Please log in no later than 6:45 p.m.
Webinars that previously occurred:
To view the playback recordings, click on the links below.
Play back recording: https://connect.uky.edu/p89efc8986g/
This webinar was hosted live by the following County Extension Offices: Bracken, Breathitt, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Christian, Daviess, Estill, Floyd, Hopkins, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lyon, Scott, and Spencer
- Tree Identification; October 1; Doug McLaren, Extension Forester
Description: There are more than 100 native trees in Kentucky and being able to tell one from another is not only enjoyable but an important skill when caring for your trees and woodland. This webinar will teach participants how to use tree characteristics in the process of grouping and eventually identifying individual trees. Knowing the trees in your yard or woodlands can make your time outdoors more enjoyable and rewarding. The process of identifying trees by use of a tree identification key is designed for all age groups.
Woodland Management & Forest Certification
Play back recording: https://connect.uky.edu/p46amyzq9mo/
This webinar was hosted live by the following County Extension Offices: Bracken, Breathitt, Carroll, Clay, Clinton, Estill, Floyd, Hopkins, Lawrence, Lewis, Lyon, Rowan, and Spencer
- Woodland Management and Forest Certification; October 8; Billy Thomas, Extension Forester, and Christopher Reeves, Certification Forester Description: Kentucky’s woodlands can be a valuable asset for their owners if they are given the proper care. Learn about the process of caring for your woodlands including activities, sources of assistance (including financial), and practices that will enhance your woodlands. You will also learn how forest certification is benefiting woodland owners in Kentucky; these benefits include increased markets and price premiums being received by woodland owners for their timber, increased technical assistance, and global recognition of your good stewardship. Certification is one of the many tools you will learn about in this webinar that can assist you in caring, protecting, and managing your woodlands for the future.
Play back recording: https://connect.uky.edu/p9llwvoyca3/
This webinar was hosted live by the following County Extension Offices: Bracken, Breathitt, Carroll, Estill, Floyd, Hopkins, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lewis, Lyon, Ohio, Rowan, Scott, Spencer, and Trimble
- Waterfowl Identification; November 5; Tom Barnes, Wildlife Extension Professor
Description: With waterfowl season fast approaching, this webinar will cover the field identification characteristics of Kentucky’s ducks and geese. For hunters it will serve as an update on their identification skills and for bird watchers it will aid in what characteristics to look for when identifying waterfowl. For the average citizen it will showcase the variety and diversity of waterfowl that visit our state.
Play back recording: https://connect.uky.edu/p2ph9bizulc/
This webinar was hosted live by the following County Extension Offices: Bracken, Breathitt, Carroll, Clinton, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Hopkins, Lawrence, Lewis, Lyon, Ohio, Rowan, Scott, Spencer, and Trimble
- Selling Timber; November 12; Jeff Stringer, Forestry Extension ProfessorDescription: Participants will be provided up-to-date information on how to maximize timber revenues while protecting and improving their woodlands. Topics include how to sell your timber to maximize revenue and minimize taxes, how to use consultants and the Kentucky Division of Forestry to your advantage, selecting loggers and other important topics.
The Waterfalls of Kentucky webinar was cancelled.