Aug
5
Aug 13

Summer Shutdown

The Louisville Nature Center and Bird Blind will be Closed August 5th - August 13th. We will reopen Monday August 14 at 9am. Our Trails and Gardens will remain open from dawn to dusk.

Aug
19
10:00 am10:00

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.
Sep
16
10:00 am10:00

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.
Oct
21
10:00 am10:00

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.
Nov
18
10:00 am10:00

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.
Dec
16
10:00 am10:00

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.

Jul
15
10:00 am10:00

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.
Jul
7
10:00 am10:00

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

 

 

Jul
6
10:00 am10:00

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

 

 

Jul
5
10:00 am10:00

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

 

 

Jul
4
9:00 am09:00

Closed July 4th

The Louisville Nature Center's educational building and bird blind will be closed Tuesday July 4th. As always, our trails and gardens will be open from dawn to dusk. Have a happy and safe holiday.

Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

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.
May
20
10:00 am10:00

Birdwalk

  • Louisville Nature Center

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.
Apr
30
11:00 am11:00

Gardenaganza

  • Louisville Nature Center

Bring your friends and your green thumbs to our annual sale of plants, herbs, tomatoes, peppers and more! 

Apr
19
6:30 pm18:30

Rare Species of Kentucky

  • Louisville Nature Center

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

Apr
9
10:30 am10:30

What’s In Your Backyard?

  • Louisville Nature Center

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