Featured Five Flora and Fauna: Winter Plants

Keep an eye out for these leaves as you hike in February. Then keep your eye on them as spring comes to see how they change. Click on the picture to get more information!

Check again next month for new things to find.

Featured Five Flora and Fauna: Restorative Forestry

These are different flora and fauna that are connected to Restorative Forestry. Click on an image to learn more!

Check back next month for a new featured five.

Eastern Red Bat
Eastern Screech Owl
Southern Black Widow
Jack o' lantern Mushroom

Putty Root

Downy Rattle- Snake Plantain 


Cut-leaved Grapefern


Cranefly Orchid

Sharp Lobed Hepatica


An announcement from the Berea College Forest:

The Pinnacles, Brushy Fork, and Anglin Falls trails are OPEN. The Forestry Outreach Center Restrooms are CLOSED. Please practice social distancing and enjoy the trails!

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Learning from Nature

Here is a picture from this month’s Skies Over the Pinnacles. This shows the night sky on Feb 19. There are many constellations that you can see and Mars is also visible! Click the image to read the full article.

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We are open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm every day of the week.
The trails are dog friendly, but they must be on a leash.
Yes, we have a parking lot by the building and trails.
No, the Forestry Outreach Center is free and open to all!
The Pinnacle trails are open dawn to dusk.
Yes, the Center has indoor and outdoor restrooms, as well as an outdoor shower. There are also drinking fountains and a water bottle filler in the Center.