Tree Community Arborist Training (TreeCATs)

TreeCATs happens annually in the Spring. Check back in March 2025 to apply to the next round of TreeCATs!

TreeCATs is an annual, five-week training program hosted by the Urban Forest Initiative. Topics range from tree identification to the social impacts of trees on your community, and many topics in between, concluding with a project of participants' choosing. Those who want to know more about trees and/or urban forestry, apply for TreeCATs!

TreeCATs informational poster
TreeCATs poster, providing information on the program.


TreeCATs 2024 was a success!

Some of the projects:

By Cooper Correa and Abbie Davidson

What Tree Are You Quiz

A quiz to determine what Kentucky tree you are, by Avery Krahwinkel.

What Tree Are You?

By Avery Krahwinkel

Ashland Historic District Tree Trail

A guided tree trail created for the Ashland Historic District in Lexington, KY.

Ashland Tree Trail

By Rebecca Stacy

Contact Information

125 T.P. Cooper Building Lexington, KY 40546-0073