Community Programs

Outdoor Family Programs

Throughout the year, we host fun and educational programs for people of all ages. From wildlife tracking and scavenger hunts to owl prowls and wildflower hikes, we will show you all that natural Boone County has to offer!

Our programs are open to all ages and abilities. 

Visit our Calendar of Events page for program details!

HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS

BCCDKY is teaming up with Boone County Parks to host seasonal homeschool programs throughout the year. Don't miss out!

Our public programs are open to all ages and abilities. 

Visit our Calendar of Events page for program details!

 

To schedule a lesson for your homeschool group, email Susan at susanbrown@bccdky.org
SPECIAL EVENTS
WORKSHOPS

 

Previous Workshops:

The Good, the Bad, & the Managed Algae Workshop - September 7th, 2019

This workshop tackled the problems and solutions to "pond scum" - how to identify it, know when to treat it, and understand its importance. We learned from local professionals, including world-renowned diatom expert Dr. Miriam Kannan, about controlling your backyard pond.

 

Forest Conservation Workshop
Forest Conservation Workshop - March 16th, 2019

Presentation topics included invasive species of the future, urban forestry in Northern Kentucky, benefits of reforestation, the power of native and invasive insects, and much more! 

 

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OKI Conservation Tour - August 23rd, 2018

Attendees learned about watershed and stream restoration, explored the Nature Center, and got familiar with county history by attending OKI - Regional Council's Annual Conservation Tour in Boone County.

 

Prescribed Burn 2018
Prescribed Burn Workshop - February 7th, 2018

Experts from the KY Prescribed Fire Council led a workshop for resource managers on how to safely use prescribed burning to improve your land. Fire can improve soil quality, control invasive species, and prepare land for new growth.