Kentucky Nature Trivia Series on Zoom 

 

The Arboretum, Raven Run, Floracliff Nature Sanctuary, Wild Ones Native Plants, and The Central Kentucky Audubon Society will be hosting a series of free trivia nights on Tuesdays at 7 PM February 2nd through March 2nd. Join us from the comfort of your couch to test your knowledge on Kentucky birds, botany, animals, and more using the Zoom platform. Don’t be intimidated if you are not an expert! All who love Kentucky nature are welcome to join and are guaranteed to have fun and be challenged. Pre-registration is required for all events as space is limited. Please see how to register with each organization below.  

 
February 2nd at 7 PM 
 “Leaves, Trees, & Flowers” Hosted by The Arboretum 

Join us for a virtual trivia night where you will be quizzed on your knowledge of botany, native plants, gardening and plant inspired pop culture. The winning team will win a potted plant grown by our Senior Horticulturalist, Jesse Dahl.  

To Pre-register email Arboretum@uky.edu or call (859) 257-9339 with the following information: the name of the event you wish to register for, your name, number of people in your party, an email address and a phone number.  

 

February 9th at 7 PM 
Things with Wings” Hosted by The Central Kentucky Audubon Society 

Join with fellow aviphiles to test your trivia knowledge of all things bird nerd (and beyond)!  If it flips, flops, or flies, it's fair game. Prizes of unspeakable worth TBA.  

To pre-register, send name(s), email, and phone number to TriviaNight@CKAS.org. Zoom link provided in follow-up email. 


February 16th at 7 PM 
The Park After Dark” Hosted by Raven Run 

Join your fellow nature enthusiasts via Zoom to test your knowledge of nocturnal wildlife and all things nighttime nature! Create your own team in advance or let us create one for you on Tuesday. The winning team’s members will receive a Raven Run themed prize! 

To pre-register, call Raven Run at (859) 272-6105. You’ll need to provide an email address so we can send you the Zoom link. If you’re registering as a team, all team members will need to register separately unless they are members of the same household. 

 
February 23rd at 7 PM 
Bluegrass Biodiversity” Hosted by Floracliff Nature Sanctuary 

Join fellow nature lovers for a virtual trivia night. We will test your knowledge on our local trees, frogs, butterflies, and more! 

To pre-register, please go to floracliff.org/events. 

 
March 2rd at 7 PM 
Native Plants & Pollinators” Hosted by Wild Ones Native Plants 

Test your knowledge of native plants, pollinators and plants that invade our gardens and landscapes. 

To pre-register, please email bergmantee@gmail.com and please provide contact name, email address, phone number, name of all participants in your party.

Arboretum Video Series

Tree Week is a celebration of trees and green spaces led by the Urban Forest Initiative (UFI). 

Tree Appreciation and Benefits video

Join The Arboretum’s Curator, Emily Ellingson, to learn about the many ways trees benefit us. 

How to Plant a Tree

Join The Arboretum‘s Senior Horticulturist, Jesse Dahl, to learn about how to plant and mulch a tree. 

Walk Across Kentucky

Join Arboretum Curator and Native Plants Collection Manager, Emily Ellingson, on a virtual tree tour of the seven physiographic regions of Kentucky. 

Why We Love Trees

We here at The Arboretum love trees! We have many visitors and animal friends that also love trees! The animal friends that live here at The Arboretum love trees because they rely on them for food and housing. Learn about why owls, bees, and our visitors love trees. Why do you love trees?

How to Prune a Young Tree

Join The Arboretum’s Senior Horticulturist, Jesse Dahl, to learn how to prune a young tree. This video is part of The Arboretum Tree Week video series.

The Arboretum Woods

Join The Arboretum’s Curator, Emily Ellingson, to virtually explore the Arboretum woods and it’s importance. 

Arboretum Explore

Want to ID or locate trees at The Arboretum? Arboretum Explorer is a web-based database that can be accessed on your smartphone, tablet or desktop computer to "explore" the plants and learn more about The Arboretum. Join Education Coordinator, Dawn Bailey, to learn how to use Arboretum Explorer.