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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Robinson Forest

Division of Forestry

The mission of the Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is "to protect, conserve and enhance the forest resources of the Commonwealth through a public informed of the environmental, social and economic importance of these resources." As a means of meeting this mission, the division offers a variety of programs and services ranging from landowner assistance and master logger training to forest health protection and wildland fire management. The division is also involved in the operation of tree seedling nurseries, urban forestry assistance and forestry education.

 News Releases

Woodford County Students Help State Park Re-plant Trees to Celebrate Arbor Day04/18/2015
Spring Tree Planting Time02/21/2014
Spring Forest Fire Hazard Season Begins02/17/2014
Fall Fire Season Over For 201312/16/2013
Forests Contribute Over $12 Billion to Kentucky's Economy12/5/2013
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 Upcoming Events

2015 Kentucky Master Logger Training ClassesStatewideOngoing
2015 Kentucky Master Logger Continuing Education ClassesStatewideOngoing
Kentucky Wood ExpoMasterson Station Park, Lexington, KYSept. 18 - 19, 2015
Kentucky Forest Leadership CampJabez, KYJune 1 - 5, 2015
Kentucky Master Woodland Stewards ProgramUK's Robinson ForestJune 12 - 14, 2015