WERU News Report 8/20/13

Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe

Program Topic: forests of southeastern KY
Key Discussion Points:
a) Dr. Lucy Braun’s contribution to forest ecology research and conservation efforts
b) the biodiversity of the forests of eastern Kentucky
c) the ways climate change is impacting the northern hardwood forest of eastern KY

A) Ben Begley, director of environmental education at the Pine Mountain Settlement School, PMSS
B) Pat Begley, environmental education instructor, PMSS
C ) Valerie Osborne, environmental education instructor, PMSS
D) Hugh Archer, executive director Kentucky Natural Lands Trust
E) Marc Evans, retired senior ecologist with the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
F) music by the Harlan Drive Band