Horse Logging Conference Features Demonstrations

Man operating logging equipment using two horses

Wendell Berry among Featured Speakers

Berea College will host a horse-logging conference at its Forestry Outreach Center October 29 through November 3. To culminate the week-long event, the public is invited to a free day of demonstrations and presentations on Saturday, November 3, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Speakers include noted Kentucky author and sustainable forestry advocate Wendell Berry. The event is open to people of all ages and takes place at the Berea College Forestry Outreach Center on Highway 21, just east of Berea. Continue reading Horse Logging Conference Features Demonstrations

Horse Power Equals Horse Sense

Two teams of Suffolk Punch draft horses, along with personnel and equipment came to the Berea College Forest to conduct some intensive horse logger training. Horse logging demonstrates Berea College’s longstanding commitment to plain living, sustainability and “green” practices on campus and beyond. More than just recreational space for hiking, the College forest is an extension of the classroom and provides an experiential laboratory outside of the academic classroom. Continue reading Horse Power Equals Horse Sense