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For #nationalhoneybeeday, join Currys Fork Watershed Coordinator Becca Trueman for a BioBlitz of Yew Dell’s Pollinator Meadow!  At 11am, Becca will assist participants to inventory the plants and pollinators at play in the Meadow. Families can download iNaturalist on their phones ahead of the visit...

Cortland Eble, geologist with 32 years with the Kentucky Geological Survey, digs into Paleobotany – or fossilized plants – in this workshop geared to all ages! Cortland will talk about the unique characteristics and requirements for plants to fossilize, and he will have touchable fossil...

In celebration of what would have been Theodore Klein’s 117th birthday, Brad Kessans, Yew Dell’s own Facilities and Trail Guru, will lead an easy walk around our grounds to showcase the geology of our gardens, while sharing the Klein family’s ongoing history. This program is...

In appreciation of #nationaltrailsday, Brad Kessans, Yew Dell’s own Facilities and Trail Guru, will lead an easy hike on our one-mile Woodland Trails loop. Along the way, Brad will share historical anecdotes and point out the trees and wildlife that call this section of our...

Join Naturalist Jacob Crider for a forest stroll to learn about bird behaviors, nesting preferences, and foraging techniques. He will help you identify plants and flowers. Must be able to walk on uneven ground; difficulty is moderate. $10/person or $5/members; children 6 and under free.   Learn...

Naturalist Jacob Crider will lead beginners to advanced bird watchers of all ages on an enjoyable stroll to spot raptors, woodpeckers, and common backyard birds. Meet at the picnic pavilions near the Nature Center. Please bring binoculars, if available, and wear field-friendly shoes for hiking....

Naturalist Jacob Crider will help reveal rarely seen amphibians such as salamanders and frogs, and share stories about birds, turtles, and mammals seen on the trail. Meet at the picnic pavilions near the Nature Center. Must be able to walk on uneven ground; difficulty is...

Naturalist Jacob Crider will lead beginners to advanced bird watchers of all ages on an enjoyable stroll to spot raptors, woodpeckers, and common backyard birds. Meet at the picnic pavilions near the Nature Center. Please bring binoculars, if available, and wear field-friendly shoes for hiking....

It is unbelievable that we are getting ready to start our third season of selling plants online!  Like last year, we will be incorporating online plant market releases to compliment our in person plant sale events at Yew Dell.  The online release of our Trees,...

In observance of #NationalPlantAFlowerDay, Terri Harrison, owner of Petal Power in Crestwood, shares her experiences in opening her cut flowers business. She’ll provide details on what NOT to do when planning your cut flower garden, share the lessons learned in her first year of operations,...