Forest Health Research and Education Center
Forest Health Research and Education Center



Forest Health Research & Education Center

To advance the conservation and restoration of forested ecosystems by integrating genetics-based biological research with social science research and education and outreach on factors affecting tree and forest health.

What We Do

Using a collaborative approach, the Forest Health Research and Education Center (FHC) develops research and education programs that integrate biological and social sciences to address our forest health challenges and ensure the resilience of our forest ecosystems.

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Learn more about FHREC

The FHC is comprised of three teams, working together to fight forest health threats and improve ecologic and socio-economic sustainability

About Our Organization

Contact Information

S123 Ag Science – North Lexington, KY 40546-0091