Posts Tagged: nature programs

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 »

Talk & Walk

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Northern Kentucky University’s Research and Education Field Station (REFS) kicks off its “Talk & Walk” nature series with the first event, Planting for Pollinators, on Wednesday, June 7.   The “Talk & Walk” nature series takes place at the Field Station, which is adjacent to and facilitates the use of the St. Anne Woods and… Read more »

Get Outside with the Great Outdoor Weekend

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Families are invited to explore nature and learn about the offerings of local parks, nature centers, conservation groups and more during the annual Great Outdoor Weekend!  Check out over 150 offerings from members of Green Umbrella, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving environmental sustainability in the region.  Over 50 members will participate in this weekend’s festivities,… Read more »

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