Urban Forestry

Our Vision

A healthy and diverse urban forest that optimizes forest benefits to our community and that is valued and cared for by our citizens and government as an essential environmental and economic community asset.

Urban Forestry Management Plan

Lexington's Tree Canopy:

Cost share program

Lexington has a Street Tree Cost-Share Program available to owner-occupied residential property owners needing financial assistance with removing and replacing a street tree. This document has more information about the program or contact Tim Queary at tqueary@lexingtonky.gov

Lexington Tree Board

The Lexington Tree Board is a champion of trees and their environmental, economic and social benefits for our community. We advise public and private organizations on matters of care, preservation, planting, removal and replacement of trees in parks, along streets, in public areas and throughout the community.

Tree Board webpage