Resources & Education

KAA Library Materials ~ photo by Chris O'Bryan
Louisville City Ordinance 
Contact info@ky-isa.org to request a copy of Louisville's City 
Ordinance to be emailed directly to you.
 
KAA Library The KAA Library is located at 901 Dumesnil Street, Louisville, Kentucky 40203 at the headquarters of Limbwalker Tree Service.  Books and other resources are available to our members.  A current list of materials is listed here. PDF document The following rules apply:
  1. Only KAA Members in good standing are eligible to utilize the library. A Credit Card # must be submitted to check out any item.
  2. Books and other items may be checked out for a three-week period.
  3. Check out renewals are limited to two additional three-week periods, for a total of nine weeks. The KAA Librarian must be contacted prior to renewal expiration to prevent fines.
  4. Fines accumulate at $0.50 per day per item, not to exceed 2X the cost of the item, or $50, whichever is less.  Outstanding fines may be added to Membership dues.
  5. No more than three items may be checked out at any given time.
  6. All postage fees associated with sending or returning items are the responsibility of the lendee.
  7. Please contact the KAA Librarian at Limbwalker Tree Service at (502) 634-0400 to check out materials.

Online Resources
International Society of Arboriculture ( ISA )
Tree Care Industry Association ( TCIA )
Better Business Bureau ( BBB )
Tree Care Tips – practical information for the homeowner
Tree Database – U.S. Forest Service list of trees with common and Latin names
Tree Benefit Calculator – calculate the estimated value of your trees
Tree Climbers International – recreational tree climbing
The Tree Fund - organization that works to sustain the world’s urban forests by providing funding for scholarships, scientific research, and education programs related to arboriculture and urban forestry
Knots - all about knots
Tree Buzz – arborists discussion forum
Sherrill Tree – arborist supply catalogue
Anchor Bridge Ropeworks – rope splicing
Knot and Rope Supply - rope retailer
Tree Stuff  - equipment for professional arborists