Group tree climbing is best with friends ~ photo by Chris O'Bryan
Welcome to the Kentucky Arborists Association

This site is intended to assist current members to stay up-to-date and to get the most out of their KAA membership.  Prospective members can learn about the benefits of a KAA chapter membership. Please explore our site and learn what the KAA has to offer you.

Latest News

Aerial Rescue Emergency Preparedness Training Course
Location: Hunter Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky
Dates: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Instructor: Phillip Kelley

KAA Certified Arborists Preparation Course: (2 Days)
Monday & Tuesday, September 18 & 19, 2017 
from 8 am to 4:30 pm
Location: Hardin County Cooperative Extension Service OfficeElizabethtown, KY
Link to register: 

ISA Written Exam: (1/2 Day)
Certification exam for ISA Certified Arborist, 
Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam:
Wednesday, September 20, 2017.
Exam time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Please contact us ISA directly for any questions 
regarding exam.
Contact Name: ISA Certification Department
Contact Phone: 217-355-9411
Contact Email:

KAA Tree Climbing Competition
Dates: Set-up: Friday, October 13, 2017
Competition Day: Saturday, October 14, 2017
Location: Woodland Park, Lexington, KY
For more information or for volunteer opportunities please contact 
KAA TCC Chair: Jesse Hesley at:
To request a Climber Registration & Waiver form:

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualifications (TRAQ) Course
Dates: November 6, 7, & 8, 2017
Location: Hunter Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky
Deadline to register: October 16, 2017
For more information contact Laura Lambert at:

KAA Annual Conference
Dates: February 22 & 23, 2018
Location: Four Points Sheraton, Lexington, Kentucky
For more information contact Laura Lambert at: