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Video -- Tree Industry

Forest Connections…A Family Economic Issue
STORY OF THE FOREST – a drama reviewing one woman’s dilemma of finding a way to save her family’s forested property. FOREST CARE – How the Division of Forestry can help landowners create a plan for using their timber area for a variety of different needs and interests. SHOPPING IN THE FOREST – What makes one tree more valuable than its neighbor? Extension Forester Jeff Stringer teams up with a wood elf to show the various factors that make certain trees more valuable than others. A CONVERSATION WITH A CONSULTING FORESTER – If you have to sell some timber, a consulting forester can be an important ally in getting you through all the preparation and paperwork needed to create a profitable and environmentally sound arrangement for both the buyer and seller.
Cost: $10 VHS
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Forest Connections…Bringing the Outdoors Inside
PART 1 – THE FOREST IS ALL AROUND US – Laurie Taylor, University of Kentucky College of Ag. Extension Natural Resources Educator discusses the hundreds of different products that are made from wood products. From toothpaste to baseball bats, wood plays a major role in our life and takes forms many of us would never imagine! PART 2 – MAKING YOUR OWN WOOD PRODUCTS – Laurie Taylor sets the stage for a paper making demonstration hosted by Terry Conners, UK Extension Forest Products Specialist and student assistant Kelly Orme. At the end of the lesson, participants will know how to make beautiful homemade paper for cards, bookmarks, etc.
Cost: $10 VHS
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Gee Whiz in Agriculture: Wood You Take Care Of Me?
Have you ever thought about life without trees? Why are we so concerned about the loss of our world's forests? Where does paper come from? This program explores the forestry industry and its impact upon our environment. The science of growing and harvesting trees and their use in furniture, lumber, and paper products is emphasized, along with the ecological impacts of lumbering and recycling wood products. Youngsters will get a first-hand look at a logging operation and take a trip through a furniture factory.
Cost: $30 VHS
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Products From The Forest & A Paper Making Project
Products from the Forest - 2:00 Laurie Taylor, UK College of Ag Extension Natural Resource Educator, discusses the hundreds of different products that are made from wood products. From toothpaste to baseball bats, wood plays a major role in our life and they take forms many of us would imagine! A Paper Making Project - 22:00 Laurie Taylor sets the stage for a paper making demonstration hosted by Terry Conners, UK Ext. Forest Products Specialist and student assistant Kelly Orme. At the end of this lesson, particlpants will know how to make beautiful homemade paper for cards, bookmarks, etc.
Cost: $15 DVD
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