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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Division of Forestry
Educational Materials and Resources

The division offers environmental education and forestry information to formal and non-formal educators to supplement classroom instruction and nature programs.  These materials range from traditional handouts such as activity sheets and brochures to videos and CD-ROM programs.  Many of these materials have been revised to meet the Kentucky Department of Education Program of Studies requirements. 

KDFs Classroom Series - Educational Guides:
Forestry in the Classroom Series - Common Trees of Kentucky Study Guide
Forestry in the Classroom Series - Kentucky's Forest Ecosystems Study Guide

KDFs Classroom Series - Power Points:
Forestry in the Classroom Series - All About Forestry: A General Program
Forestry in the Classroom Series - Common Trees of Kentucky
Forestry in the Classroom Series - Kentucky's Forest Ecosystems

Forestry Education Links: An instructor teaches students about lessons in forestry
Educational in Nature from Georgia Pacific
Environmental Education in Kentucky EE Link
Kentucky Association for Environmental Education
Kentucky Environmental Education Council
Forest Fast Breaks
KET's Electronic Field Trip to the Forest
Smokey Bear - Wildfire Prevention Education

Nature Centers and Local Opportunities:
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
Jefferson Memorial Forest - Jefferson County
Life Adventure Center - Woodford County
McConnell Springs Nature Center - Fayette County
Raven Run Nature Center - Fayette County
Salato Wildlife Education Center - Franklin County

Other Resources:
Additional publications and resources are available on the Forestry Publications page under Forest Education and Career Information.  

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