While many fungi are absolutely fascinating and pose no risk to the health of your trees or woodlands, some fungi act as pathogens and dieases of trees. Follow the links below for resources related to tree and forest health, and plant pathology in Kentucky. If you have questions about the health of your trees, contact the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab (Julie Beale, jbeale@uky.edu (859) 257-8949).

If you have questions, the best starting place is typically your county extension office. Find your county office here or by clicking on the map.

There are several extension specialists at the University of Kentucky with expertise in tree health.  They are available to assist county extension agents with a range of issues.  Click here for contact information.

Useful websites for you:

Tree Health
Forest Health Threats
UK Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Tree Wounds Publication