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September 2018

Magic Hour Hike

September 13 @ 6:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10

End your day with a quiet and relaxing “magic hour” hike at Floracliff.

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Caterpillar Hunt

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$5 – $10

Our annual caterpillar hunt provides a great opportunity to see a diverse group of species and discuss their connections to our native plants.

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Leopold Education Project

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$20

Instructor: Jennifer Hubbard-Sanchez (KSU)
Experience the interdisciplinary nature of the Leopold Education Project, an environmental and conservation education curriculum based on the writings of Aldo Leopold, "the father of conservation.”

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Birds of Kentucky

September 22 @ 7:00 am - September 23 @ 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$60

Instructor: Dr. David Brown, Eastern Kentucky University
This is a beginning to intermediate field-based birding workshop.

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October 2018

Oaks and Hickories of the Palisades: A Tree ID Hike

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10

There are 9 hickories and over 20 oaks native to Kentucky, making them challenging groups to learn. We will cover species commonly found in Central Kentucky.

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Revisiting Floracliff’s Old Oaks: A TreeSnap Training and Citizen Science Workshop

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$15

This Fall marks the 10th anniversary of the research project that “discovered” these old chinkapin oaks through dendrochronology. For this workshop, we will be revisiting these revered oaks and submitting updated measurements and observations to TreeSnap.

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Tree Week Magic Hour Hike

October 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10

End your day with a quiet and relaxing “magic hour” hike at Floracliff.

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November 2018

Fall Long Hike

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10

This hike will cover about 4 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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West Sixth for a Cause

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
West Sixth Brewing, 501 W 6th St #100
Lexington, 40508 United States
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Enjoy some brews for biodiversity! Join us Saturday, November 17th, 5:00 - 9:00 pm at West Sixth Brewing for a Sixth for a Cause event benefitting Floracliff. The Price Herp Lab at UK and UK Entomology will be in the Barrel Room with live native Kentucky wildlife on display between 6 and 8 pm. We’ll also have a silent auction in the taproom with local goods and nature-related items. As with each Sixth for a Cause, West Sixth donates 6%…

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Thanksgiving Eve Long Hike

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, - Meeting location will be emailed to all attendees -
Lexington, KY 40515 United States
$10

This hike will cover about 4 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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