Jul
29
Sun
DIY Mushroom Log Class @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 29 @ 2:45 PM – 3:30 PM

Have Fun with Fungi!

Fungi are the grand recyclers of the planet and the interface between life and death. Mycelium, the fuzzy, cobweb-like growths of fungi, travel long distances and help nourish other members of the ecological community. Join in the cycle by inoculating your own maple log with pearl oyster mushroom spawn.

Click HERE for more information or for tickets.

DIY Mushroom Log Class @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 29 @ 3:30 PM – 4:15 PM

Have Fun with Fungi!

Fungi are the grand recyclers of the planet and the interface between life and death. Mycelium, the fuzzy, cobweb-like growths of fungi, travel long distances and help nourish other members of the ecological community. Join in the cycle by inoculating your own maple log with pearl oyster mushroom spawn.

Click HERE for more information or for tickets.

DIY Mushroom Log Class @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods
Jul 29 @ 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM

Have Fun with Fungi!

Fungi are the grand recyclers of the planet and the interface between life and death. Mycelium, the fuzzy, cobweb-like growths of fungi, travel long distances and help nourish other members of the ecological community. Join in the cycle by inoculating your own maple log with pearl oyster mushroom spawn.

Click HERE for more information or for tickets.

Aug
10
Fri
Hoots & Hops @ Cincinnati Nature Center
Aug 10 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Join us on Friday, July 13 OR Friday, August 10 from 7-11 PM

Enjoy an evening at Cincinnati Nature Center with friends!  Explore our trails, sample local craft beers and visit nature knowledge booths.

Individual ticket price of $35 includes:

  • Samples of local craft beers
  • Interactive nature stations along the trails
  • Dessert samples from popular bakeries and sweet shops

Live music at Krippendorf Lodge (New Brew in July, Well Seasoned in August)

New! Food may be purchased from onsite food trucks which include gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.

Ages 21 and older. Must show ID.  Tickets are nonrefundable/limit ten per person.

Rain or shine.

 

Important Information:  Please print your eTickets, retain your order number, or print off a copy of the email acknowledgement as a receipt. You will need to provide proof of purchase in order to gain entry at the gate for your event.

Aug
19
Sun
Heritage Walk: Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates @ Cincinnati Nature Center
Aug 19 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Heritage Walk:

Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former

Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates

Sunday, August 19, 2-4:30 pm

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
28
Tue
Certified Interpretive Guide Training Course – August 2018
Aug 28 @ 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 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 (August 28-31, 2018).

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

Preregistration (through National Association for Interpretive) is required.

Click HERE for more information or to register.

Sep
8
Sat
Guided History Hike – Fernwood Trail @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods location
Sep 8 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Hike, listen and learn the stories of Fernwood Trail!

Join us for a special program offering for adults at our beautiful Rowe Woods location.

Saturday, September 8, 2-4 pm

How was this land used in the past? What remains that speaks to us today? Discover what is revealed when we uncover vestiges of a farm that supported the former Groesbeck estate. Through exploration of foundation remnants and tell-tale plants, we’ll unearth clues and stories of long-ago farm activity and unveil innovations that came from knowing the land. Preregistration required.

Members $12; nonmembers $21 (includes daily admission).

Please click HERE on the link for more information or to register.

Sep
9
Sun
Heritage Walk: Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates @ Cincinnati Nature Center
Sep 9 @ 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Heritage Walk:

Architecture and Landscape Design of the Former

Krippendorf and Groesbeck Estates

Sunday, September 9, 2-4:30 pm

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.

 

Sep
15
Sat
Guided History Hike – Fernwood Trail @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods location
Sep 15 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Fascinating Fernwood Trail and whispers from the past!

How was this wonderful land used in the past? What remains on our grounds that still whispers to us today? Discover what is revealed when we uncover vestiges of a farm that supported the former Groesbeck estate. Through exploration of foundation remnants and tell-tale plants, we’ll unearth clues and stories of long-ago farm activity and unveil innovations that came from knowing the land. Preregistration required. Members $12; nonmembers $21 (includes daily admission).

Please click HERE for more information or to register today!

Sep
23
Sun
Learn Trees by Their Leaves @ Cincinnati Nature Center, Rowe Woods location
Sep 23 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Join botanist Marjie Becus and learn how to identify some common trees of the region without their leaves. Click on the Tickets button for more information or to register.