About Us

The Office of Environmental Programs Outreach Services is dedicated to providing outreach opportunities and resources to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and to the surrounding communities. Please see below for more information about our people and other resources.

Mission: The office will enhance the sustainable use of agricultural and renewable natural resource-based ecosystems, helping to ensure the future viability of their provisioning, regulating, supporting and cultural services. The office will provide leadership and focus to interdisciplinary basic and applied research, interdepartmental graduate and undergraduate instruction, and highly collaborative extension and engagement services.

Vision: The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will be nationally and internationally recognized for interdisciplinary research, instruction, and outreach that address critical issues involving conservation and sustainable use of natural resources and the environment.

Steering committee members include: Steve Workman (Chair), Carol Hanley, Mary Arthur, Brad Lee, Ole Wendroth, George Wagner, Mark Williams, John Obrycki, Amanda Gumbert, Marcia Farris, Gary Palmer, Chris Barton, Lee Meyer and Carmen Agouridis.

Executive committee members include: Scott Smith, Nancy Cox, Steve Workman, and Carol Hanley.




Contact Us

Office of Environmental Programs Outreach Services
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
201 Dimock Building
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0076
Email: enri@uky.edu
Office: 859-257-3785
Lab: 859-257-1993
Fax: 859-323-8788

Carol D. Hanley, Ed.D., Associate Director
Email: chanley@email.uky.edu
Office: 859-257-3785
Cell: 859-333-8248

Esther Edwards
Email: eedwards@uky.edu
Office: 859-257-1993

Samantha Richardson
Email: skri227@g.uky.edu
Office: 859-257-1993



Outreach Resources



Carol Hanley

Esther Edwards


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