Workshops, Presentations & Field Courses-  Workshops and Presentations are indoor events typically lasting 1-2 hours. Field Courses are outdoor classes lasting 3 to 6 hours that provide detailed hands-on exploration of a topic.  Registration is required for some events.  To host a workshop, presentation or field course in your area, please contact us.  More events are being added.

  • Field Course: Griffith Woods Wildlife Management Area, Harrison County. March 4, 9am-3pm.  Griffith Woods is one of the finest woodland pastures in the Bluegrass,  but has suffered from poor management. The woods includes the largest known chinkapin oak in existence and an amazing stand of kingnuts. Register here.
  • Cincinnati Sustainable Landscape Symposium, February 23, 8am-6pm, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Dr. Kimmerer will be talking about The Real Urban Forest - Forest Remnants in Urban Areas. Register Here
  • Field Course: What Do Trees Know? - Lower Howard's Creek State Nature Preserve, April 22.  A course that explores our new understanding of the connections among trees, and to all the other organisms in the forest. Register here. 
  • Spring Fair at the Headley Whitney Museum, Lexington. We will be making presentations and holding tree planting workshops throughout the weekend. April 28-30. Details soon (map)
  • Volunteer Work Day. We will install our first tree pen at a farm in Jessamine County, survey the pen for species diversity and remove invasive species. Tools and materials will be provided. Date and details coming soon.
  • Presentation by Dr. Kimmerer "Ancient Trees of Kentucky and Tennessee". Southern Garden History Society Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency, Lexington, Saturday May 27, 2017.  Registration information at the Society website.


Field Course

Field Course, photo by Jeremy King