Tom Kimmerer, PhD

If you are here to know more about Tom Kimmerer, PhD, please visit the About section. To contact Dr. Kimmerer, please use the Contact page.

You Can Help Restore the American Chestnut

Please support the restoration of one of our most important trees, the American chestnut, which is near extinction. Read more about it at the KNPS Ladyslipper Newsletter.

A Spectacular Autumn

Kentucky and most of Appalachia are building up to one of the best fall color displays ever. We have several events coming up to celebrate, and will have a new Autumn Color page up shortly.


For 2020, most of our public events will be online, except for a few live events for socially distanced and masked small groups. See the Events Schedule.

Venerable Trees

To learn more about trees and forests in the Bluegrass and Nashville Basin and the Venerable Trees book, please visit the Venerable Trees section.

Tree Stories and More

We regularly post stories about trees, especially about the biology of trees, in the Stories section or visit the What Do Trees Know? section.

Creation Care

We have begun a section on Creation Care, the faith-based obligation to care for the Earth. This section will be expanded soon. Visit the Creation Care section.

The Oak Barrel

Some people are coming here because of my recent podcasts, webinars, essays and other stories about oak barrels and whisky. Visit the Barrels page (coming soon).