The Northern Kentucky Urban & Community Forestry Council is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
NKUCFC is an interdisciplinary group of citizens and professionals who support the work of existing organizations and agencies interested in urban forestry.
We provide a forum of learning by researching and sharing technical information on the value of urban forestry. At NKUCFC, we help communities improve the management of their trees and green spaces to protect and enhance them for our future generations. With our annual events, we offer opportunities for others to join us in these efforts!
We are the art, science, and technology of managing trees, forests, and natural systems in and around urban areas for the health and well being of our communities.
To foster healthy, beautiful NKY communities through responsible environmental stewardship.
Create awareness in our communities about the value of urban forestry as an integral part of comprehensive planning and action for the purpose of improving our quality of life and shared landscape.
Our challenge is to merge the manmade and natural environments so both are accommodated and valued in the process. Therefore, we:
Our Strategic Plan
In 2016, NKUCFC began the review and implementation of our strategic plan. This will be our guide into the future of our organization. See something you're interested in? Contact us to get involved!
What is urban forestry?
It is a combination of individual trees, parks, green spaces, street trees, and small remnants of woods and forests in an urban area. The urban forest is strongly connected to local waterways, wildlife, and people, as it is vital to our ecosystems. They provide a range of interrelated environmental and socioeconomic benefits, such as:
Meet our Board
Our Board is a group made up of citizens and professionals who know a bit or two about trees.
Check out our partners
We said it before, we'll say it again - we don't work alone! Check out our amazing partners.
Just joined or thinking about joining? View our by-laws, constitution, volunteer agreement, and more!