Posts Tagged: nature programs

Get Outdoors: Family Nature Day

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Explore the great outdoors with hands-on activities for all ages at Boone County Parks’ Family Nature Day! Taking place Saturday, July 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., at Boone Woods Park, located at 6000 Veterans Way, Burlington. The day includes creek exploration, fossils, info from environmental organizations, and a visit from Raptors, Inc. Learn… Read more »

Mom Report: Krohn Summer Show

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Life moves as fast as heat lightning in the summer sky. The kids are growing like weeds, and while summer break feels like it just started, it simultaneously feels like it is almost over. As parents, we are all chasing the kind of fun memories that the kids will remember when they are grown and… Read more »

Third Tuesday Nature Series

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation and the Kenton County Public Library are teaming up to present: Third Tuesday Nature Series. These free, educational and nature themed programs will meet the third Tuesday of the month at Lincoln Ridge Park (Shelterhouse 3) from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Program Dates and Topics: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Gardening… Read more »

Wild Times on Wednesdays!

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Kenton County Parks & Recreation’s popular summer series, Wild Wednesdays and (Almost) Every Other Thursday Science, returns next month with a jam-packed schedule of animal meet-and-greets, science experiments and more. The fun begins starting May 16, as Critters in the Classroom brings a few guests.  Arrive early for pre-program fun each week with the likes… Read more »

Bees Are All The Buzz!

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Honey bees are vital pollinators. With their population declining, it is extremely important to learn more about them and the simple things you can do to help in their survival. Fortunately, Great Parks offers programs that do just that! The Buzz on Native Bees Sunday, April 8, 2 p.m. Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve/Ellenwood Nature Barn Learn… Read more »

Mom Report: Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve

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Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve (3455 Poole Road) is a hidden treasure off of Colerain Avenue that many people may drive by each day without even realizing it is there! This small nature preserve boasts big activities. For example, this past weekend it hosted Maple Sugar Days. There were demonstrations of how trees are tapped and how… Read more »

Mom Report: Raptor Inc.

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                  Raptor Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate injured birds native to the area and educate the general public about the importance of these birds. They host monthly open houses at their main site in Milford every fourth Sunday of the month where there are tours and learning activities… Read more »

Family Nature Day

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Join local organizations to learn about the natural world found in your own backyard.  Discover what life lurks in the water of creek beds, examine local fossils and more — thanks to the Boone County Public Library, Boone County Parks, Thomas More Biology Field Station, Raptors, Inc., and Leave No Trace. There will be giveaways… Read more »

Free App to Explore the Outdoors

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Great Parks of Hamilton County is connecting people to nature through technology with a free app called Discovery Agents.  It’s a brand-new way for families to explore the outdoors with interactive games and fun. Currently the app is only available at Sharon Woods (11450 Lebanon Road).  Discovery Agents encourages visitors to find hidden geo-located challenges… Read more »

Mom Report: Highfield Discovery Garden

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                  Behind the McDonalds on 747 lies a hidden gem. Glenwood Gardens, a Hamilton County Park, has lovely gardens and a walking paths that makes you feel like you are somewhere in Europe. In addition to the gardens and trails the park also hosts the Highfield Discovery Center, which is a non-traditional playground that has… Read more »

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