Wed June 20, 2012
Earth Calendar for June 20th & June 21st
The Northern Kentucky University Center for Environmental Education will partner with Vision 2015 and the Covington Neighborhoods, Parks and Recreation Department to host a guided river tour of the Licking River on June 30th at 9 a.m. The tour, called "Rediscovering the Licking River," is a paddle boat tour to help educate the public on the importance of two local initiatives.
The Licking River Watershed is an organization that works to protect, improve and restore the waters for the Licking River basin by promoting water quality monitoring, public education and citizen action. The Licking River Greenway is an effort to create an urban greenway from the mouth of the Licking River to the I-275 loop.The seven-mile tour will begin at Knotty Pine on the Bayou (6302 Licking Pike in Cold Spring) and conclude with a celebration at the Covington Landing. Proceeds will benefit the NKU Center for Environmental Education's K-12 and community programs. Awards and prizes will be announced at the celebration ceremony along with raffles and educational booths, which are available for sponsorships. For more information, visit their website or contact Steve Kerlin at (859) 572-6380 or firstname.lastname@example.org. On Our Calendar: Butler County Crazy Cardboard Boat Regatta. Save the date, Saturday, July 14th, when The Crazy Cardboard Boat Regatta sets sail again in Butler County. The race, featuring cardboard watercraft, returns for the third year featuring fun events for the whole family from 10:00 am-9:00 pm. Teams are needed to build boats and sponsors to help make it happen! Prizes awarded for: Best Sinking, Best Team Spirit, People’s Choice and Speed. Build a boat and race or watch from land...Crazy activities all day long! Live music, food, drinks. For information and registration visit their website.