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Whitney Wurzel, Manager of Nature-based Education

Pollywog Play Parties: Our Friendly Trees

Trees provide air for people, homes for animals, and many other wonderful gifts! Pollywogs will discover the friendly nature of trees through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures, and a variety of art, science and play activities. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512 to reserve your place in […]

Smart Gardens and Landscapes: Fruit Trees and Shrubs

Event: Growing fruit and nut trees and/or a berry patch at home can be both fun and rewarding. Many varieties grow well in the state of Kentucky. You will learn to plan, care for, and harvest from your edible landscape for years to come.

Smart Gardens and Landscapes: Planning Your Edible Ornamental Garden

Growing food is fun and rewarding. February is the month you want to plan your garden and start seeds of cool season vegetable plants indoors. This workshop provides information you need to plan a successful harvest. We will cover plant and site selection, garden design, site preparation, labeling and the care and maintenance of your […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Winter at the Children’s Play Garden

Kickoff this year’s Four Seasons at the Children’s Play Garden around the bonfire with s’mores, hot chocolate, and wintertime fun! Kids and their families can explore the straw igloo, sled down the dragon’s back, experiment with ice and snow, and much more. All activities will be based from the Children’s Play Garden from 1:00-4:00 p.m. […]

Staff and Volunteer Naturalists

Natural Beekeeping

Beekeeping isn’t as simple as it once was, but John Seaborn of Wolf Creek Apiaries believes that both new and experienced beekeepers can successfully manage bee hives without chemicals.  If you keep bees, or if you are interested in doing so, this three hour workshop will allow you to explore the advantages of natural beekeeping. […]

John Seaborn of Wolf Creek Apiaries