Welcome to Venerable Trees, Inc, dedicated to the preservation of ancient trees in the Bluegrass and Nashville Basin. Here are a few of our upcoming events. 

  • "What Do Trees Know?" is our popular Field Course where we explore the complicated and dynamic lives (and loves) of trees. Here are the upcoming courses:
    • June 3, 9am-1pm, Lower Howard's Creek State Nature Preserve. Note that this is the only course in the Lexington area this season. Limited space is available.  Reservation is now open
    • June 17, 9am-1pm, Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio. Reservation is now open.
    • July 15, 9am-1pm, Starhill Forest Arboretum, Petersburg Illinois. Reservation is now open
  • Saturday, May 27. Presentation by Dr. Kimmerer "Ancient Trees of Kentucky and Tennessee" Southern Garden History Society Annual Meeting, Lexington. Information here.
  • Tuesday, June 6, 6-8pm, Presentation by Dr. Kimmerer "Venerable Trees of the Bluegrass". Clark County Public Library, 370 S Burns Ave, Winchester, KY.
  • Thursday, July 13, 6pm. Presentation by Dr. Kimmerer "Living with Ancient Trees." Starhill Forest Arboretum, Petersburg, Illinois
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