Programs for Adults

Fee: $5 Member/ $10 Non-Member  |  Audience: Adults

Head out on a new trail, try a new art form, and engage in conservation discussions at KNC. Rotating programs provide a different perspective – register below, or just drop in!

Prairie Pathway Trail

Great Blazes!

Saturday, June 3, July 1, August 5, 11 am
You’ll be in good company as you explore the great diversity of KNC trails on these interpretive hikes with a KNC educator. We will hike at a leisurely pace to encourage observation, discovery, and conversation each month.
June 3: Walk around the Prairie Loops Trail to see what kind of prairie species are emerging for summer. Register for June 3 >
July 1: Hunt for invasive species along the Ridge Run Trail. Register for July 1 >
August 5: Get a look at a special type of wetland on the popular Habitat Haven Trail. August 5 registration coming soon.

Artists and Authors

Creative Wilderness:
Artists & Authors

Thursdays, June 8, July 13, August 10, 1-3 pm

Guest artists and authors meet to share their work, talk about their process and help guide artmaking.
June 8: Tom Springer: Nature, Essays and the Power of I. The author of Looking for Hickories and The Star in the Sycamore discusses how to turn personal experiences into stories that sell.
July 13: Renae Baumgart, Rip Studio Learn how this local artist creates unique pieces by free hand ripping repurposed wallpaper.
August 10: To Be Determined

No registration required, just drop in!


Eastern Box Turtle

Creatures & Conservation

Thursdays, June 22, July 27, August 24, 5:30-6:30 pm
Meet a KNC ambassador animal and take a quick jaunt around some of their preferred habitats via a different KNC trail each month.
June 22: Meet Rufous, our amazing Eastern screech owl. Register here >
July 27: Meet Corn, our curious corn snake. Register here >
August 24: Meet Shelly, our excellent Eastern box turtle.