About Wilderness Louisville
Wilderness Louisville, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2013 with a mission to be champions for Louisville’s natural areas, from Jefferson Memorial Forest, the nation’s largest municipally-owned urban forest, to the ones in your neighborhood. We work in partnership with the Louisville Metro Government’s Department of Parks and Recreation to promote the development, stewardship and community awareness of these important public spaces.
We are champions for Louisville’s natural areas from Jefferson Memorial Forest, the nation’s largest city-owned urban forest, to the ones in your neighborhood.
Meet our Board
Public Sector Representative, Waste Management
Retired, Louisville Metro Government
SteVon Edwards, MPH
Organizer, Outdoor Afro KY
Retired, Kentucky State Government
Office Administrator, Kentucky Waterways Alliance
Partner, Caudill Seed Co.
Program Evaluator, Jefferson County Public Schools
Community Engagement Director, Valley View Church
Business Development Manager, PRG Commercial Property Advisers
Executive Director, YouthBuild Louisville
Chief Office of Strategic Initiatives, KY Youth Advocates
Attorney, Strobo Barkley PLLC
Louisville Metro Government
Parks Administrator, Jefferson Memorial Forest
Director, Louisville Parks and Recreation