Environmental Services

mulching leavesThe Division of Environmental Services provides a wide range of environmentally related services to city government and the public.  These include civic beautification, urban forestry, greenway management, mowing of corridors and county roads, enforcement of environmental ordinances, public outreach and education, and internal energy initiatives.  


Reforest the Bluegrass celebrates 20th anniversary

Volunteers are needed for this year’s Reforest the Bluegrass event, which will be held 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday.

25 downtown trees find a new home

Twenty five trees that were located along Vine Street now have new homes outside of the downtown business district. All are doing fine. The trees were moved from Vine Street in advance of construction work beginning on the Town Branch Commons project.

Invest in Lexington’s future by putting down roots

Spring is officially here, and with it, the year’s prime planting season. The city’s Division of Environmental Service will be hosting several tree-planting events in late March and throughout April, including the 20th anniversary Reforest the Bluegrass event.



Monday, May 6, 2019

  1. Environmental Commission

    4 – 6 p.m.

Monday, June 3, 2019

  1. Environmental Commission

    4 – 6 p.m.

Monday, July 1, 2019

  1. Environmental Commission

    4 – 6 p.m.