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Tree Week 2019: A week of tree-centric activities in Lexington, celebrating trees’ impact on environment

By Carol Lea Spence University of Kentucky Tree Week 2019 celebrates Lexington’s trees and the myriad ways they impact everyone’s lives. Venues around Lexington will be hosting family-friendly educational, recreational and community activities for all ages and interests from Oct. 12-19. The free, week-long celebration is coordinated by the Urban Forest Initiative in collaboration with a variety...

UK’s Living Learning Program turns 25 next term with sustainable Greenhouse residence

By Carl Nathe Special to KyForward   Encouraging sustainability practices and awareness of environmental issues is at the heart of a new Living Learning Program, although the LLP is itself 25 years old. The new offering will make its debut this fall at the University of Kentucky.   Greenhouse is a partnership between the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the College of Arts...