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.
NOW IN EFFECT: Bad Actors who have not paid their civil penalties or completed all site remediation must notify the appropriate Division of Forestry regional prior to beginning a timber harvest. 402 KAR 3:050
For more information about this major change to Bad Actors Notice Provision, click here.
|2015 Kentucky Master Logger Training Classes||Statewide||Ongoing|
|2015 Kentucky Master Logger Continuing Education Classes||Statewide||Ongoing|
|Woodland Owners Short Course - Henry County||Henry Co. Extension Office 2151 Campbellsburg Rd New Castle, KY 40050-0246||July 16, 2016|
|Woodland Owners Short Course - Breathitt County||UK RCARS at Quicksand 176 Robinson Road Jackson, KY 41339||July 30, 2016|
|Woodland Owners Short Course - Princeton||UK Research and Education Center at Princeton 1205 Hopkinsville Street Princeton, KY 42445-0469||August 13, 2016|
|Rain Garden Workshop||Boone County Arboretum 9190 Camp Ernst Road Union, 41091||June 23, 2016|
|Chipper Operator Specialist Workshop||Kentucky Arborists Association, Nicholasville, KY 40356, Kentucky||June 24, 2016|
|Bernheim's "Four Seasons of Wild Edibles"||Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Clermont, KY 40110||June 25, 2016|
|YDG's Sunday Supper (Farm to Table Dinner)||Yew Botanical Gardens, Crestwood, KY||June 26, 2016|
|ISA Certified Arborists Preparation Course and Exam||Frankfort, KY||June 27-28, 2016|
|Boone Co. Arboretum's Wednesday Walk||Boone County Arboretum, 9190 Camp Ernst Road Union, 41091||July 6, 2016|
|Day Trip to Thoroughbred Daylilies, Paris, KY||Yew Dell Botanical Gardens - 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014||July 6, 2016|
|A Day with Richard Louv||Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Clermont, KY 40110||July 16, 2016|