Native plants: Sunday Seminar

Join us at the Mahr Historic home as guest speaker Alicia Bosela from Ironweed Native Plant Nursery gives us the scoop on all things native plants! Alicia’s passion is fostering environmental health via plants, education, and people. Her love and knowledge of native plants will undoubtedly inspire you. Join us in the Mahr Historic Home…

Tree Exploration Hike

Celebrate Earth Day by learning all about trees at the Arboretum! Kentucky Division of Forestry will help guide us as we learn about the importance of trees and how we can be good stewards of the land. The foresters will offer one-on-one questions for the participants. The hike is sure to be engaging and informative!…

Spring Discovery Hike

Explore the Arboretum as the first signs of spring appear! Discover the budding plants and trees. Become one with nature as you take in the beautiful sounds of chirping birds. Meet us at the Mahr Welcome Center to begin our unique journey!

Nurture to Nature: Sunday Seminar

Learn and interact with wildlife at the Mahr Historic home for a presentation from Nurture to Nature, a nonprofit, family-owned center that rescues and rehabilitates orphaned and injured wildlife in Owensboro, Kentucky.   At our program, they will bring animals for you to see, share their stories, walk you through the rehabilitation process, help people…

Great Backyard Bird Count

Join hike leaders Heather Staggs, Susan Scholze, Michael Meadows, and Chip Tate as we watch, learn, and celebrate birds. Meet at the Welcome Center. Wear appropriate hiking shoes and bring your birdwatching gear.