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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Winter Woodland View

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

It's Spring Tree Seedling Planting TimeNew03/19/2015
Fall Fire Season Ends12/16/2014
Forest Products Week Proclamation10/20/2014
2014 Fall Fire Season Begins Oct. 110/1/2014
Division of Forestry Taking Orders for Tree Seedlings09/12/2014
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 Upcoming Events

2015 Kentucky Master Logger Training ClassesStatewideOngoing
2015 Kentucky Master Logger Continuing Education ClassesStatewideOngoing
Kentucky Forest Industries Association Annual MeetingEmbassy Suites - Lexington, KYMar. 25 - 27, 2015
Kentucky Woodlands Owners Association Annual MeetingMammoth Cave National ParkApr. 10 - 11, 2015
Kentucky Wood ExpoMasterson Station Park, Lexington, KYSept. 18 - 19, 2015
Kentucky Forest Leadership CampJabez, KYJune 1 - 5, 2015
Reforest Northern KentuckyDevou Park, CovingtonMar. 28, 2015
Reforest the BluegrassKentucky Horse ParkApr. 11, 2015
Tri-State Woodland and Wildlife WorkshopSharonville Convention Center, Cincinnati, OHMar. 28, 2015