Tree Action Team
A restored, renewable, expansive, and diverse tree canopy in Louisville that provides a higher quality of life, instills a vibrant economy, and aids with enhancing environmental services.
Support and leverage efforts to promote, plant, and care for trees to maintain and grow the urban tree canopy for a healthy community.
- Team meeting notes (Google Drive)
- Metro Louisville Division of Community Forestry (Office of Sustainability)
- Metro Louisville Urban Heat Island Project (Office of Sustainability)
- Louisville’s 2015 Tree Canopy Assessment and Fact Sheet
- Louisville, fastest-warming city in U.S., reaches for the brakes, Umair Irfan, E&E ClimateWire. August 18, 2014.
- Louisville Needs More Trees to Curb Fast Growing Urban Heat Island Effect, Researcher Says, Jacob Ryan, WFPL. June 18, 2014.
- Study to Examine Louisville’s Trees, James Bruggers, Courier-Journal. May 7, 2014.
- Land Development Code: For all of Louisville – Jefferson County, Kentucky: March 2006: In effect within Louisville Metro only.
- Louisville Metro Tree Advisory Commission
- Love Louisville Trees
- Metro Parks
- Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
- Olmsted Parks Conservancy
The team typically meets on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 11:00am – 12:30 pm. Meeting date, time, and location subject to change. Contact LSC before attending your first meeting.
Contact the team co-captains before attending your first meeting. All are welcome!