KY Master Logger Program

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The Kentucky Master Logger Program is designed to enhance the logger’s ability to operate efficiently within the framework of constantly changing environmental and safety regulations.

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New BMP Requirements

In the early part of 2017 new logging BMP minimum requirements will be in effect (click here for a copy of the requirements). The important changes to the minimum requirements are highlighted in the brochure “2017 Logging BMP Changes”. Click here or on the image for the brochure.

Please make copies and distribute as needed including providing links on appropriate websites. Kentucky Division of Foresty county rangers are also passing these brochures out during inspections. The completed Field Guide to Logging BMP Minimum Requirements is being printed and will be sent to all Kentucky Master Loggers the first part of 2017 and made available online.  KML CEC courses on the changes are also being planned for 2017.

 

NOW IN EFFECT:


Bad Actors who have not paid their civil penalties or completed all site remediation must notify the appropriate Division of Forestry regional prior to beginning a timber harvest. 402 KAR 3:050

 


Special Use Waters

To find Special Use Waters, go to WaterMaps.ky.gov and click on "Special Use Waters" or click here.


Master Logger Office Accepting Credit Cards
The Master Logger Office now accepts Visa and Mastercard for payment for its programs. Please call 859-257-6230 to pay with a credit card.