Tim Brown, Kentucky Division of Forestry

Forest Action Plan

Addressing threats to forest sustainability

Kentucky’s Forest Action Plan is a comprehensive analysis and plan formulated to address the five major threats identified impacting the sustainability of the Commonwealth’s forest resource. The major threats identified within the document are Forest Health, Water Quality and Quantity, Forest Loss and Fragmentation, Forest Management and Funding.


Best Management Practices

Kentucky’s best management practices (BMPs) program is regulatory. The agencies responsible for BMPs policy development are the Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Authority and the Kentucky Division of Water.

Click here to view the most recent BMPs recommendations on the state forestry agency website.

Download the program survey results to view implementation rates and the full research findings.

Kentucky Forestry Publications

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