George Unseld Early Childhood Learning Center

Opened in 2012, Unseld ECLC provides outstanding educational and service opportunities for its students. It is a beautiful, state of the art facility, with an unfortunate lack of outdoor playground amenities. TreesLouisville partnered with Wes Griffith, a University of Kentucky … Continue reading

Barret Traditional Middle School

Home of the Hilltoppers, Barret Traditional Middle School is a beautiful edifice perched high on a hill overlooking Grinstead Drive. Some of the original designs for the school were done by the Olmsted Brothers firm while they were in Louisville … Continue reading

Fallen Fruit

Austin Young and David Burns are two artists/activists from Los Angeles that are currently working on a new art installation for Proof on Main at 21C Museum and Hotel. They have also been creating Urban Fruit Trails in communities where … Continue reading

John F. Kennedy Montessori School

The science teacher at JFK, Ms. Holthouser, keeps raised bed vegetable gardens and butterfly waystations with the students in the playground at the school. The teachers and administration at the school were really interested in having more trees in the … Continue reading

The Joan Riehm Tree at Seneca Park

A conversation about providing a specimen tree to honor Joan Riehm was initiated at the 2015 Joan Riehm Environmental Leadership Award ceremony that was hosted by TreesLouisville and the Louisville Nursery Association in Metro Hall in August 2015. It seemed … Continue reading

Kenwood Elementary School

Kenwood is an English as Second Language school that is located in the Southwest Metro in the Auburndale neighborhood. The walking path at Kenwood is well-used by neighbors, and the side yard is home to a school soccer league. Members … Continue reading

Roosevelt-Perry Elementary

Henry Heuser, Jr. has been tutoring students at Roosevelt-Perry Elementary since the inception of Every1Reads in 2004. Recognizing that exposure to the natural environment in schoolyards has positive effects on the learning environment and student performance, Mr. Heuser volunteered to … Continue reading

Stopher Elementary

We use the word “synchronicity” a lot at TreesLouisville. The Stopher Elementary story is certainly a great example of synchronicity. We were contacted by Steve Dalton through our website. He had seen one of the newspaper articles about us and … Continue reading

Vogt Achievement Awards Luncheon

We are all familiar with the scholarships that are awarded annually to deserving public high school student through the generosity of the Henry Vogt, Sr. Endowment. At this year’s luncheon celebration, TreesLouisville provided centerpieces that consisted of 8 bald cypress … Continue reading

Lincoln Elementary School

The administrators and the Parent-Teacher Association and Lincoln Elementary truly understand the value of providing a state-of-the-art facility for nurturing creativity at school. They support both the indoor learning environment and the outdoor. TreesLouisville has worked with Lincoln Elementary administrators … Continue reading