Earth Calendar for December 7th and December 8th

Dec 7, 2012

  Cincinnati Nature Center (CNC) is hosting a series of travel lectures in January as a way to encourage exploration and discovery outdoors in new places.  

The program will take place every Sunday in January from 2-3:30 p.m. It is a recurring winter series at CNC that provides speakers with an opportunity to recount their travel experiences, allowing visitors to journey to a new part of the world in the comfort of CNC’s Rowe Woods auditorium.  As part of the series, Laura Schmid, Membership Manager at CNC, will give a lecture with her husband about their thru-hike along the Appalachian Trail. Schmid and her husband hiked the entire length of the trail in 2004, totaling 2,174 miles and spanning from Georgia to Maine. The Winter Travel Lecture Series includes:

“Bhutan: Birding in the Land of the Thunder Dragon” January 6, 2-3:30 PM

“Steppe into Magnolia” January 13, 2-3:30 PM

“Appalachian Trail for Two” January 20, 2-3:30 PM

“Amazon Adventures” January 27, 2-3:30 PM

Admission to each event is free for CNC members and $8 and daily admission rates apply to nonmembers. Registration is not required but can be completed online for winter weather cancelation updates.  For more information about the “Winter Travel Lecture Series” at Cincinnati Nature Center, visit the CNC website or call (513) 831-1711. Cincinnati Nature Center’s Rowe Woods is located at 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford, Ohio 45150.

Cincinnati Nature Center is a non-profit, environmental education organization whose mission is to enrich lives by inspiring passion for nature through experience, education, and stewardship. CNC offers locations in Milford and in Goshen totaling over 1,600 acres and over 20 miles of hiking trails.

On Our Calendar:   Register now for the 21st annual holiday tradition, Egg Nog Jog, 5K Run/Walk, Saturday December 21st, 10:00 am in Mt. Adams.  Scenic and challenging course begins at Jerome and St. Gregory and winds through Mt. Adams and Eden Park offering spectacular views of the city.  More information and registration at this website.