University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

People


Staff:

Molly Davis, Director
(859) 257-6955
molly.davis1@uky.edu

Jesse Dahl, Horticulturist
(859) 257-6955
jesse.dahl3@uky.edu

 

Todd Rounsaville

Native Plant Curator

(859) 257-9339

todd.rounsaville@uky.edu


Dayna Baston, Administrative Assistant
(859) 257-6955
dmbast0@uky.edu

 

Emma Trester-Wilson, KCG Education Coordinator

(859) 257-9339

emma.trester-wilson@uky.edu

 


Friends of The Arboretum Board of Directors

Nancy McNally, President
Dawn Bazner, Vice President
Dabney Parker, Treasurer
Stacie Turner, Secretary
John Hartman, Past President


Zinnah Caluag
Berle Clay
Susan Daole
Charlotte Haney
Louis Hillenmeyer
Teresa Kennedy McReynolds
Karen Miner
Janet Raider
David Stevens
Linda Svec

 

Ex-officio Board Members:
Molly Davis
Bob Houtz (U.K. Horticulture Chair)


Volunteers:

Our volunteers are what make us bloom. The Arboretum is proud to have over 280 volunteers, who like our perennials, return year after year.

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Our History, Mission & Future

History

The Arboretum began in 1991 as a joint effort between the University of Kentucky and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
In March 2000, The Arboretum was named the “Official State Botanical Garden for the Commonwealth of Kentucky”.

Mission Statement
The Arboretum celebrates:


Long-Range Planning and Needs

Long range plans include continued development of The Walk Across Kentucky and development of The Kentucky Children’s Garden.

This growth will occur as funds are available. If you are interested in participating in the future of The Arboretum, please contact The Arboretum

 

 

Strategic Plan Information:

http://www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum/docs/Arboretum Strategic Plan 2013.docx

 

http://www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum/docs/

Arb%20StrgPln%20Supplement%202013.docx