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November 2019

Thanksgiving Eve Long Hike

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10 4 tickets left

This hike will cover about 5 miles and will feature Trail’s End, the Kentucky River, Elk Lick Falls, Elk Lick Creek, and the oldest documented tree in Fayette County.

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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 - KY United States
$10 Sold out

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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February 2020

Creative Reflections at the Trail’s End Lodge

February 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

Enjoy two hours at the charming Trail's End Lodge and adjacent grounds to write, create, or meditate. This program offers the opportunity to slow down, connect to nature, and disconnect from electronic devices. We'll provide hot tea and a warm fire. At the end of the program, participants will have a chance to share as much or as little as they want.

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Winter Tree I.D.

February 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$15
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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

Signs of Spring Long Hike

March 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$15

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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Magic Hour Hike to Elk Lick Falls

March 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10
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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

Wildflower Hike with Laura Baird

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10
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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, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$10

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, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States

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

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May 2020

Forest Birds of the Palisades w/ Ben Leffew

May 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees - KY United States
$15

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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