KAA

The Kentucky Arborists' Association (KAA) is a state-wide chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. We represent arborists throughout the state of Kentucky and beyond through education, training and professional development.

The KAA is a professional organization representing arborists and the tree care industry in our state. We provide workshops, training, certification exams, an annual conference and the Kentucky Tree Climbing Championship to promote our industry and support Kentucky's arborists and tree care specialists.   


                                                           Calendar of Events


Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course (TRAQ), 

Dates: March 25-27, 2024

Location: Boone County Cooperative Extension Service, 6028 Camp Ernst Rd, Burlington, KY 41005, Rouse RM On Lower Level

Registration Link: Click Here 

Contact: William M. Fountain at Bill.Fountain@uky.edu


Aerial Rescue and Trauma Training -(Save the Date)

Date/TimeMarch 28 & 29, 2024, 7:45 AM to 4:45 PM

Location: Louisville Parks, 745 Cochran Hill Rd, Louisville, KY 40206

Registration Link: Click Here

Contact:  Instructor Phillip Kelley, pkelley76@me.com or Bonnie Burnick, info@ky-isa.org


ISA Arborists' Certification Prep Course and Exam

Date/Time: April 15-16, 2024, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Exam:  April 17, 2024, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Location: Woodford County Extension Service, 184 Beasley Rd, Versailles, KY, 40383 

Registration Link: Click Here

Contact: William M. Fountain at Bill.Fountain@uky.edu


Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ)

Date/Time:  April 29 & 30, 2024, 7:45 AM to 4:45 PM

Location: Campbell County Extension Services

3500 Alexandra Pike, Highland Heights, KY 41076

Registration Link: Click Here

Contact: William M. Fountain at Bill.Fountain@uky.edu


Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course Renewal (TRAQ)

Dates: May 17, 2024 (Tentative)

Location: TBD

Registration Link: TBD

Contact: William M. Fountain at Bill.Fountain@uky.edu


Kentucky Tree Climbing Championship (KYTCC) - (Save the Date)

Date/Time: October 11 & 12, 2024, Save the Date

Location: Constitution Square, Danville, KY

Registration Link: TBD

Contact Chair: Jason Mckinley at jasonasa@yahoo.com



Regional Opportunities:


Tree and Plant Appraisal Qualification (TPAQ)
April 29 & 30, 2024 Woodford County Extension Services, Mackie RM, Versailles, KY

Become trained through an introductory course in the theory and application of current tree and plant appraisal approaches, methods, and techniques - register now to attend our TPAQ training. This event will utilize both instructor-led discussions and case scenarios to illustrate concepts.

Upon completion, you will be able to:

April 29 & 30, 2024 Woodford County Extension Services, Mackie RM, Versailles, KY