University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

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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

John Hartman, President
Jessica Nicholson, Vice President
Sally Turney, Treasurer
Stacie Turner, Secretary
Donald Sands, Past President
Dawn Bazner                      
Joe Clancy

Molly Davis
Renie Fink                           
Louis Hillenmeyer              
Robert Houtz
Nancy McNally                    
Karen Miner

Sharon Ross             
David Stevens                     
Linda Svec                            ‎

 



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