Jul
16
Tue
Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course – July 2019 @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 16 @ 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Join certified interpretive trainer Jason Neumann for a four-day course about techniques and tips for effectively interpreting information to lay people in a way that is personally relevant and engaging. If you work for, or hope to work for, a nature center, museum or other organization where docents and guides are used, this training may be for you. Also relevant for high school teachers and college professors who want to better inspire and engage their students. Curriculum, certification, and registration are through National Association for Interpretation (NAI). This course will meet on consecutive days July 16 through July 19, 2019 from 8:30 am until 5 pm.

Registration Cost: $230 (Certification is an additional $150)

Preregistration (through National Association for Interpretation) is required.

Click HERE for more information or to register through NAI.

Jul
17
Wed
Conservation Starters: Creating an Environmentally Friendly Kitchen @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 17 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for a lively evening exploration of how we can rethink what we use in our kitchen and how we can reduce waste.

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER.

Jul
20
Sat
Trail Yoga @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 20 @ 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

During this on-the-trail experience, participants will be guided through a flowing sequence near water, strengthening postures using a tree and walking meditation incorporating nature awareness.

Click HERE for more information or to register.

Bat Night: The Truth about Bats – For Families at Long Branch Farm & Trails @ Long Branch Farm & Trails
Jul 20 @ 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Meet a live bat up close and personal as Kathy Edelen of EchoBats, Inc. dispels myths about these mysterious nocturnal flying mammals.

Jul
26
Fri
Searching For Beavers at LBFT 7/26/2019 @ Long Branch Farm & Trails
Jul 26 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

On this beaver watch adventure, we’ll dig into the rich history of beaver in Ohio that spans from the fur trade to today.

Click on the Tickets button for more information or to register.

Jul
28
Sun
Heritage Walk: Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 28 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Heritage Walk:

Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former

Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates

The Rowe Woods property boasts two estates that are on the National Registry of Historic places. Join us for a two-and-a-half-hour docent-led walking tour of both the interior and exterior of the homes built in the early 20th century by Carl Krippendorf and Grace Groesbeck. By exploring architectural style, horticulture and landscape design, we’ll see the ties between the two families, how they both sought to blend the natural world with the designed human world with influence from the British designer Gertrude Jekyll and how their efforts set the stage for the property that would become Cincinnati Nature Center.

Knowledgeable docents will be available in and around both Krippendorf Lodge and Groesbeck Lodge to share stories of the history of this unique place and answer your questions. This experience includes a revealing 20 minute self-guided walk between the two historic homes.  Participants may opt to drive between the two homes.

Experience a special viewing of the family homes at both estates, normally not open to the public.

  • Deepen your understanding of the land by learning about what happened in the past.
  • Hear stories of the Krippendorfs and Groesbecks within the context of the history of the Cincinnati area.
  • Enjoy light refreshments while viewing artifacts from our colorful history.
  • Discover the history in objects that you might have walked by 100 times while hiking the trails.
  • Limited spaces available.  Preregistration required.  Register online by clicking on the orange link below.
  • Members $20; nonmembers $29 (includes daily admission).

Click HERE to register.

Testimonial regarding our Heritage Walk:

“Thank you so very much for all your time in planning and executing this wonderful experience. I’ve been coming here most of my life but this was the first class I’ve taken. History is so fascinating to me and learning about the incredible families who set the groundwork for this marvelous place was awe inspiring. You all did a great job.”     ~ Kathleen B.

 

Aug
3
Sat
Outdoor Yoga @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Aug 3 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 

The goal of yoga is to connect body, mind and spirit. All levels are welcome to attend.

Click Here to register or for more information.

Aug
6
Tue
Conservation Starters: Composting @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Aug 6 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Join us for the evening as we learn the basics of composting and how to make it work for you.

Aug
10
Sat
Forest Bathing at Long Branch Farm & Trails 8/10/2019 @ Long Branch Farm & Trails
Aug 10 @ 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Practice immersing yourself in nature by mindfully using all senses.

Click HERE for more information or to register.

Aug
11
Sun
Heritage Walk: Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Aug 11 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Heritage Walk: Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former

Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates- CANCELED (August 11 only)

Please register for our Heritage Walk on September 8 or October 20 instead.

The Rowe Woods property boasts two estates that are on the National Registry of Historic places. Join us for a two-and-a-half-hour docent-led walking tour of both the interior and exterior of the homes built in the early 20th century by Carl Krippendorf and Grace Groesbeck. By exploring architectural style, horticulture and landscape design, we’ll see the ties between the two families, how they both sought to blend the natural world with the designed human world with influence from the British designer Gertrude Jekyll and how their efforts set the stage for the property that would become Cincinnati Nature Center.

Knowledgeable docents will be available in and around both Krippendorf Lodge and Groesbeck Lodge to share stories of the history of this unique place and answer your questions. This experience includes a revealing 20 minute guided walk between the two historic homes.  Participants may opt to drive between the two homes.

  • Experience a special viewing of the family homes at both estates, normally not open to the public.
  • Deepen your understanding of the land by learning about what happened in the past.
  • Hear stories of the Krippendorfs and Groesbecks within the context of the history of the Cincinnati area.
  • Enjoy light refreshments while viewing artifacts from our colorful history.
  • Discover the history in objects that you might have walked by 100 times while hiking the trails.
  • Limited spaces available.  Preregistration required.  Register online by clicking on the orange link below.
  • Members $20; nonmembers $29 (includes daily admission).

This date has been CANCELED. Please register for our Heritage Walk on September 8 or October 20 instead.