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February 2020

Winter Tree I.D.

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$15 Sold out
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Trees reveal distinctive clues to their identities in every season. Join arborist and naturalist, Nathan Skinner, to learn how to identify trees in winter by observing bark, buds, and leaf scars.

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March 2020

Forest Fridays: March

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 11 tickets left
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The earliest of spring wildflowers may be peeping out from under the leaves for this late winter hike. Join us as we explore a few of Vicki's favorite trails and celebrate the signs of the season.

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Signs of Spring Long Hike

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$15 6 tickets left

This hike will feature the Kentucky River, Elk Lick Falls, Elk Lick Creek, and trees dating to the 1600s. We may even see some early spring wildflowers such as hepatica, purple cress, and snow trillium.

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Learning the Language of Trees

March 15 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$75 Sold out
Old Trees

Instructor: Dr. Neil Pederson

Tree rings provide precise annual and seasonal information on climate, ecology, and competition over several centuries. In this dendro-ecology workshop, participants will learn the methods that tree ring scientists use to learn the language of trees. By the end of the day, participants will learn how to interpret the information we get from tree rings over the long lives of trees and have experience coring a tree.

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Magic Hour Hike to Elk Lick Falls

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 20 tickets left

End your day with a quiet and relaxing “magic hour” hike at Floracliff. Starting two hours before sunset, this hike will feature Elk Lick Falls and the oldest documented chinkapin oak in Kentucky.

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Wildflower Hike: March 27

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 Sold out

This wildflower hike will cover natural history, folklore, pollinator relationships, and other information about some of our early spring ephemerals.

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Wildflower Hike: March 31

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 13 tickets left
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Learn to identify some of our earliest spring ephemeral wildflowers. Along the way we will discuss natural history, pollinator relationships, and more.

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April 2020

Forest Fridays: April

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

The Kentucky River Palisade cliffs provide a stunning backdrop for spring wildflowers as well as a microclimate. Join us in observing the variety of wildflowers blooming and the change in species composition as we descend 300ft in elevation from the Floracliff uplands to the Kentucky River floodplain.

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Wildflower Hike with Laura Baird

April 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 2 tickets left

This wildflower hike will cover natural history, folklore, pollinator relationships, and other information about some of our early spring ephemerals.

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Wildflower Hike with Joyce Bender

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 13 tickets left
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Celebrate spring's beauty and explore some of the connections between spring wildflowers, their habitats, and us.

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Wildflower Hike: April 10

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 9 tickets left

This wildflower hike will cover natural history, folklore, pollinator relationships, and other information about some of our spring ephemerals.

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Wildflower Hike at Trail’s End

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 10 tickets left

Learn to identify some of our spring ephemeral wildflowers. Along the way we will discuss natural history, pollinator relationships, and more.

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Wildflower Hike: April 14

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 18 tickets left

This wildflower hike will cover natural history, folklore, pollinator relationships, and other information about some of our spring ephemerals.

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Magic Hour Hike to the Kentucky River

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 20 tickets left

End your day with a quiet and relaxing “magic hour” hike at Floracliff. We will hike down to the Kentucky River, taking in the early evening sunlight shining through the trees and reflecting off the palisade cliffs.

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Wildflower Hike with Heidi Braunreiter

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 9 tickets left

This wildflower hike will cover natural history, folklore, pollinator relationships, and other information about some of our spring ephemerals.

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Wildflower Long Hike -10am

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$20 4 tickets left

Experience Floracliff in full bloom! Join us for a rare opportunity to view the abundance of spring ephemeral wildflowers on display throughout the sanctuary.

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Wildflower Long Hike – 11:30am

April 18 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$20 17 tickets left

Experience Floracliff in full bloom! Join us for a rare opportunity to view the abundance of spring ephemeral wildflowers on display throughout the sanctuary.

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Creative Reflections at Elk Lick Falls

April 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 13 tickets left

Enjoy a full hour immersed in the sights and sounds of Elk Lick Falls to write, create, or meditate. This program offers the opportunity to slow down, connect to nature, and disconnect from electronic devices.

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May 2020

Forest Fridays: May

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

Join us for this May 1st hike to enjoy the remaining ephemeral wildflowers and celebrate the changing season.

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Forest Birds of the Palisades w/ Ben Leffew

May 2 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$15 8 tickets left

Accomplished birder and Shaker Village Preserve Manager, Ben Leffew, will lead this hike featuring the diversity of birds that use the forests of the Kentucky River Palisades. Ben will teach participants to identify birds by sight, sound, behavior, and habitat. This program takes place during peak migration and will prepare participants who may be interested in Global Big Day and other citizen science birding programs.

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