Kentucky Rivers

Today, we discuss rivers. Whether for fishing, hydroelectric power or flood control, the health of our water supply is critical to us all. We go inside outdoors with Carrollton, Kentucky native Dr. Joe Flotemersch. Part of the National Center for … [Read more...]

American Chestnut Tree Update

The tree that was king of the forest, science has in its sights for a come back. We go inside outdoors with the Kentucky Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation for a look at progress made to breed disease resistance into a once-mighty tree. … [Read more...]

Chad Miles Host of Kentucky Afield Television

As of April, 2016 the longest-running outdoor TV show in America - Kentucky Afield - has a new host. We go inside outdoors to meet Chad Miles. It began back in 1953 and most of us grew up watching the show, including Chad. We talk about what’s new, … [Read more...]

Aquatic Invasive Species in Kentucky

  This week on Kentucky Afield Radio, we talk to Biologist Neal Jackson about invasive fish and plants that have found their way into our rivers and lakes causing problems for people and our native fish. Hydrilla and Asian carp start us … [Read more...]

Kentucky Turkey Hunting Harvest Results 2015

With spring wild turkey season now in the books, we look at harvest numbers to see how they measure up to years past. Also, it is time for black bear sightings. Where are they going? What are they looking for? We follow our nose to the answers this … [Read more...]

The Weather in Kentucky

With ceaseless rains, storms warnings, floods, sirens and alerts flashing across our phones, we sit down with John Gordon, chief meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Louisville. It’s a lovely day to talk about the … [Read more...]

Kentucky Turkey Season 2015

Kentucky’s wild turkey hunting season begins this weekend. Youth weekend is April 4 & 5, with the opening of the statewide season on April 18. We go inside outdoors with Turkey Coordinator with the KY Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, Steve Dobey for … [Read more...]

Kentucky Bobwhite Quail Restoration

771% success. Five years into Kentucky’s Bobwhite Quail “Road to Recovery” program, results are whistling a tune of their own. Focus areas across our state are seeing pronounced increases of this popular bird whose numbers are in decline. Quail … [Read more...]

Kentucky Elk Lottery 2015

If you play the lottery, you’re already resigned that you might not win. But you wonder. This May, there will be 900 excited elk hunters from this year’s Elk Draw who thought the same thing. We go inside outdoors with Gabe Jenkins who heads the … [Read more...]

Forest Fires in Kentucky

12 Million.  That’s how many acres of forests there are in Kentucky.  So , if you don’t think forest fires are a real threat, think again.  We go inside outdoors this week with Luke Saunier, Fire Chief with the Kentucky Division of Forestry to talk … [Read more...]