I will be a speaker at the Kentucky Association of Environmental Education this year. The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is a non-profit serving as the umbrella organization for environmental education in Kentucky. I will be speaking about Wildlife Rehabilitation on Sept 7 at 2:45 pm. The conference is in Berea KY this year.
Learn more about KAEE
Join us for our first Education Days! Come meet our animal education ambassadors. We will be offering a variety of classes including Pet First Aid, Weed Walk and Pollinators and Kentucky Wildlife.
Weed walk and pollinators 10:00 - 10:50
Come join us for a walk around the fields to identify popular weeds, who's good and who is not as good for our gardens, livestock and pollinators. Check out the bee hives (but not too close) and learn the important role they play in our ecosystem.
Kentucky Wildlife 11:00 - 11:50
What is wildlife rehabilitation and why do we do need rehabilitators. Learn about Kentucky Wildlife, take a tour of our center and meet some of our educational ambassadors. (wildlife in rehabilitation areas may not be open to public).
Pet First Aid 12:00 - 12:50
Dr. Nathan Glaza, of Licking Valley Veterinary, will be giving a demonstration on what to do in a pet emergency. Choking, indigestion of toxins, seizures, wounds, shock, heatstroke or not breathing. Knowing what to do and when to call the vet can save your pets life!
Recommended Minimum Donation is $5.00 per class. We are a 501c3 Nonprofit. Your donation saves lives!!
I will be teaching a class on Kentucky Wildlife - What to do if you find an orphaned or injured baby wild animal at the Pendleton County Library. Join me and our education animals for a power point presentation and discussion with the whole family.
Afterwards I will be joining them with a booth for their annual Literacy Fair. Come learn about our education programs and view our nature curriculum.
The library is located at 801 Robbins Ave, Falmouth, KY 41040
This is the required class to become a licensed wildlife rehabilitator in the state of Kentucky. This course is held in various places around the country and taught by the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Council. You can find more information on their website https://theiwrc.org/product/basic-wildlife-rehabilitation-course
Class #4 in our Step by Step Series. Learn about organic fertilizers and pest management. We will learn about composting, organic fertilizers and pesticides (homemade and commercial products) and discuss management techniques to keep your garden healthy.
Members $5.00 Non-Members $10.00
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Join me for a Native American Smudging Ceremony. Learn how to cleanse out negative energy and replace with positive energy. We will also discuss growing and using herbs for smudging and you will go home with two herb plants.
$15.00 for Non-members $10.00 for members
Come celebrate the 46th Earth Day with the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition. We will have a booth and have plants and shirts for sale, an experiment or two and possibly a surprise visit from a special guest! Come see us!
This is a large regional event - you can find more information here
Weed Walk with Nancy Og. Nancy of Shady Grove Farm is an accomplished botanist. Join us for a walk through the fields and gardens. Nancy will identify weeds and discuss which ones are good pollinators, which ones are good for livestock and wildlife and we just might do some sampling!
Non members $5.00 Members Free
(Members please register in store to reserve spot)
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Seed starting is class #2 in our Step by Step Series. Learn how to start seeds including soils, stratification, planting strategies, planting containers, lights and heat. We will also discuss planting time tables and the benefits of starting your own seeds.
Members $5.00 Non- Members $10.00
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We will be discussing Wildlife Rehabilitation and how farmers and wildlife can co-exist peacefully! Lots of great things - you can even bring your horse for a shot clinic! Or just bring yourselves! Southern States will have their scale there if you want to weigh your animal, Equine bandaging, horse vaccines and pet micro-chipping, Goat station, Microbiology station will talk about bacteria!!
FULL _ Come learn how to build "green" structures that are inexpensive and environmentally friendly. We will tour the cabin, barns and outbuildings and learn about their construction. We will discuss using solar power, rain catchment systems and composting toilets!
Non-Members $35.00 Members $25.00
Ame's Manuel "Building a Green Off Grid Cabin For $25,000" will also be for sale