Oct
7
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Nov
18
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Dec
9
9:00am 9:00am

Holly & Ivy

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    Make this old fashioned holiday event a tradition with your friends and family. Enjoy hot chocolate and snacks while making your own, wreaths, swags and table decorations from live greenery.

Ribbons, gloves and wire cutters are provided, but we appreciate you bringing your own tools if you have them.

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Dec
16
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Sep
16
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Sep
2
to Sep 4

Closed for Labor Day

The Louisville Nature Center's education building and bird blind will be closed Saturday Sept. 2nd and Monday Sept. 4th for Labor Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday Sept. 5th at 9am.

As always, our trails and gardens will be open from dawn to dusk.

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Aug
19
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Jul
15
10:00am10:00am

Birdwak

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Jul
7
10:00am10:00am

Summer Fun Days

Louisville Nature Center

Wednesday July 5—Friday July 7

 

Wild Humans

10am—12pm

An energizing program exploring the differences in human and animal movement. Kids can get their wiggles out while exploring art and nature, and embodying all their favorite native animals. We will learn about different habitats and how animals live and move in them, as well as how we can appreciate our own unique bodies. Dance inspired by nature will inspire all!

Sense of the Wild

1pm—3pm

What do you see? What does it sound like? What does it feel like? This program engages students in figurative language to describe objects in nature. Through sensory exploration students will explore different aspects of nature.

 

Program are 2 hours each and include a visit to the bird blind, and a guided hike on the red maple trail with an exclusive look at the hugging tree.

 Ages range from pre K to 6th grade.

Program size 10 to 50.

Pre-register your child for $5 discounted rate on our website

Www.louisvillenaturecenter.org

Walk—ins$7

Rain or Shine

Dress for the outdoors.

Tennis shoes, bug repellent and sunscreen

 

 

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Jul
6
10:00am10:00am

Summer Fun Days

Louisville Nature Center

Wednesday July 5—Friday July 7

 

Wild Humans

10am—12pm

An energizing program exploring the differences in human and animal movement. Kids can get their wiggles out while exploring art and nature, and embodying all their favorite native animals. We will learn about different habitats and how animals live and move in them, as well as how we can appreciate our own unique bodies. Dance inspired by nature will inspire all!

Sense of the Wild

1pm—3pm

What do you see? What does it sound like? What does it feel like? This program engages students in figurative language to describe objects in nature. Through sensory exploration students will explore different aspects of nature.

 

Program are 2 hours each and include a visit to the bird blind, and a guided hike on the red maple trail with an exclusive look at the hugging tree.

 Ages range from pre K to 6th grade.

Program size 10 to 50.

Pre-register your child for $5 discounted rate on our website

Www.louisvillenaturecenter.org

Walk—ins$7

Rain or Shine

Dress for the outdoors.

Tennis shoes, bug repellent and sunscreen

 

 

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Jul
5
10:00am10:00am

Summer Fun Days

Louisville Nature Center

Wednesday July 5—Friday July 7

 

Wild Humans

10am—12pm

An energizing program exploring the differences in human and animal movement. Kids can get their wiggles out while exploring art and nature, and embodying all their favorite native animals. We will learn about different habitats and how animals live and move in them, as well as how we can appreciate our own unique bodies. Dance inspired by nature will inspire all!

Sense of the Wild

1pm—3pm

What do you see? What does it sound like? What does it feel like? This program engages students in figurative language to describe objects in nature. Through sensory exploration students will explore different aspects of nature.

 

Program are 2 hours each and include a visit to the bird blind, and a guided hike on the red maple trail with an exclusive look at the hugging tree.

 Ages range from pre K to 6th grade.

Program size 10 to 50.

Pre-register your child for $5 discounted rate on our website

Www.louisvillenaturecenter.org

Walk—ins$7

Rain or Shine

Dress for the outdoors.

Tennis shoes, bug repellent and sunscreen

 

 

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Jun
17
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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May
20
10:00am10:00am

Birdwalk

Join birder Rod Botkins for very informative bird walks at LNC and the Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve. The walks are free, but donations are always appreciated. No registration necessary.

  • Good for the whole family.
  • Those 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Meet in the LNC lobby around 9:50. The Birdwalk starts at 10 and runs about an hour.
  • Have fun, make friends, learn about birds and get some exercise.
  • If you have binoculars, please bring them.
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Apr
19
6:30pm 6:30pm

Rare Species of Kentucky

Join Dr. Victoria Prescott on April 19 for a class on RARE plants and animals native to Kentucky. Participants might be surprised to learn what they thought were common species actually fall into the rare category and why. Dr. Prescott will provide information on environmental impacts on birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, snakes, insects, trees and flowers. Victoria holds a PhD in Biology and Bachelors of Science in Biology with concentration in ecology. Participants will receive handouts relating to the class topic.

Cost: $15 Pre-registration and payment required by Friday April 14

Special Discount: $10-University students and members of local environmentally focused organization

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Apr
9
10:30am10:30am

What’s In Your Backyard?

Join Dr. Victoria Prescott on April 12 as she leads a class discussion on COMMON plants and animals native to Kentucky and explains what makes some species so common. She will provide information on environmental impacts on birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, snakes, insects, trees and flowers. Dr. Prescott holds a PhD in Biology and Bachelors of Science in Biology with concentration in ecology. Participants will receive handouts relating to the class topic.

Time: 6:30 pm to 8 pm at the Louisville Nature Center

Cost: $15 Pre-registration and payment required by Friday April 7

Special Discount: $10-University students and members of local environmentally focused organization

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