Our History and Future
The Arboretum began in 1991 as a joint effort between the University of Kentucky and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.
In March 2000, The Arboretum was named the “Official State Botanical Garden for the Commonwealth of Kentucky”.
Strategic Plan Information
Long-Range Planning and Needs
Long-range plans include continued development of the Walk Across Kentucky and development of the Kentucky Children’s Garden.
This growth will occur as funds are available. If you are interested in participating in the future of The Arboretum, please contact Molly Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org.