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 for Wildlife! An employee from the Kenton County Extension Office will provide information about native pollinators. Make a mason bee hotel! Learn about a Citizen Science project. There will be resources from the library, an activity just for kids, and more! Please bring a clean, unlabeled 15 oz. soup can or a can of a similar size – 4.25” tall x 3” diameter- to make your bee hotel.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tides of Summer – National Ocean Month! The Newport Aquarium’s WAVE on Wheels outreach program Tri-State Treasures! Discover the local freshwater ecosystem while you see and touch an endangered species, the lake sturgeon. Discuss these living fossils and learn about overfishing and the efforts to increase declining populations. Stinkpot turtles will also be featured!

 

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

World Snake Day! Newport Aquarium’s WAVE on Wheels SNAKES! What makes a snake different from other reptiles? Discover this and more! WAVE will bring three different types of snakes for you to experience. Big and small, learn why snakes are important to our ecosystems!

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Wonderful World of Water – National Water Quality Month! A look at water quality and water conservation! Enjoy hands-on learning with an Enviroscape, explore what lives in our creek, find out what bugs can tell us about water health, and more! Activities will be provided by Sanitation District No. 1 and the Kentucky Department of Water.

Lincoln Ridge Park is located at 420 Independence Station Road in Independence.  For more info, call 859-525-7529, or visit kentoncounty.org

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