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May 2019

Nature at Night: Frogs and Toads

May 31 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10 Sold out

Our native frogs and toads breed in shallow waters during Spring and the evenings are a great time to get close-up views of them.

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June 2019

Land Snails of Kentucky: A Citizen Science Workshop

June 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$35 Sold out

The Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves and Dourson Biological Consulting are conducting an 18-month project to survey the land snail species of Kentucky, update existing records and determine the status of land snail species in the state. This project seeks the collaboration and cooperation from a wide variety of sources across the state including biologists, teachers, land managers, park naturalists and most importantly, CITIZEN SCIENTISTS who are interested in contributing to a scientific study of a lesser known group of organisms that are the building blocks of the ecosystems.

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Elk Lick Creek Walk

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10 Sold out

Join Floracliff Naturalists on this trek along a scenic 1/2-mile section of of the creek to explore the biodiversity and take in the beauty of the area.

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Magic Hour Hike to Elk Lick Falls

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10 Sold out

End your day with a quiet and relaxing “magic hour” hike at Floracliff. This hike will feature Elk Lick Falls and the oldest documented chinkapin oak in Kentucky.

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Butterfly Identification: A Citizen Science Workshop

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
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$10 21 tickets left

Learn how to identify over 40 of our most common butterflies to prepare for the upcoming summer butterfly count (date TBD). This program will be entirely indoors.

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July 2019

Nature at Night: Moths and More

July 19 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10 Sold out

Floracliff has a diversity of moths that come in many different sizes and colors. We will have a few light stations set up with sheets to get a close-up look at our moths and other nocturnal insects.

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Freshwater Mussels of Kentucky: A Floracliff Field Studies Workshop

July 26 @ 10:00 am - July 27 @ 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
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$75 Sold out

This introductory workshop will focus on the amazing group of animals known as freshwater mussels. Participants will learn about the life history, ecology, diversity, and conservation of mussels.

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October 2019

Spiders of Kentucky: A Floracliff Field Studies Workshop

October 5 @ 3:00 pm - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$65

Spiders are one of the most diverse groups of terrestrial invertebrates yet most people only seem to know of black widows, brown recluses, and wolf spiders. This workshop is designed to introduce you to the great diversity in spider forms and behaviors and train you to identify some of the common families of spiders.

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Trees, TreeSnap, & iNaturalist: A Citizen Science Workshop

October 11 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10 9 tickets left

Learn the basics of tree identification and how to record your observations using two different apps.

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December 2019

Winter Birds, Christmas Bird Count, & eBird: A Citizen Science Workshop

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10 18 tickets left

If you are considering birdwatching as a new hobby, wintertime is a great time to start. We will cover winter birds of the forest and backyard and provide information on how to participate in one of the longest running citizen science programs.

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