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Northern Kentucky Urban & Community Forestry Council (NKUCFC)

NKUCFC is a regional, all-volunteer organization with urban forestry-related goals. We are implementing educational and planting initiatives to help communities realize the importance and value of trees - even in urban settings. In other words: we love trees!

Get involved with us by coming to our membership gatherings, attending or volunteering in our project and events, becoming an official member, or sponsoring our awesome projects. All are welcome, no tree experience required. If you like trees, you're in!

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Can you fill out a short 9-question survey? Help us learn about what you are interested in! Thanks in advance.

NKY Urban Tree Canopy

Learn how much tree cover your city has! Surprise, it's more than you think.

Projects & Events

We want YOU to be a part of our crew. Join us at our membership meetings, fun urban walks, and more!

Upcoming Events

Reforest NKY - Trunk A Tree


Join us for Trunk a Tree for a second time! Get your tree seedlings to reforest Northern Kentucky on your own terms. Tree types will be announced soon. All tree types are native to this area. This event is first come, first serve.

Date: Saturday, April 24th, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Campbell County Public Library (Newport Branch)
901 E 6th Street, Newport, KY 41071

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Our Partners' Events

Wetlands Management Micro-credential - NKU


Wetlands are a critical part of our ecosystem, abating flooding and regulating waterways. The Northern Kentucky University Wetlands Management Microcredential will provide professionals, students, and anyone interested the knowledge to identify wetland plants, assess wetlands biodiversity assessment, and learn wetlands delineation through investigation of critical areas. These professional short courses will cover criterial and reporting for the Eastern Mountain Piedmont region as well as the Midwest region and be conducted through the NKU Research and Education Field Station (REFS).

2021 Courses:

  • Wetlands Amphibian Assessment: May 17th - 19th
  • Wetlands Plant Identification: June 23rd - 25th
  • Wetlands Delineation: July 12th - 16th
  • Invasive Species Management: August 11th - 13th

Learn more about these amazing courses here!

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