City of Berea Tree Week Kickoff Event

Chestnut Street Pavilion 635 Chestnut St., Berea, KY, United States

Join Mayor Bruce Fraley and the Tourism Team for an evening of celebrating! At the Chestnut Street Pavilion 5:30-7:30pm. -annual tree planting -kids activities -kettle corn and marshmallow roasting -live music from Al, Alice, Ruth, & Daxson at 7:00pm *Also enjoy a tree making activity at Berea Tourism every day from Oct. 8th-14th

Family Activity: “I Speak for the Trees” The Lorax Party

Forestry Outreach Center 2047 Big Hill Rd., Berea, KY, United States

*geared towards younger children* We will read The Lorax and talk about how we can use our voices to speak for the trees, what we like about trees, what they do for us, and how we can be friends to them! There will be crafts and some snacks/baked goods as well.

Student-Led Walk at Brushy Fork

Alumni Patio 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY, United States

Meet at Alumni Patio (the area behind the dining hall at the Alumni building) to walk down to Brushy Fork together. We will go on a walk to get to know the trails and enjoy the nature there! Please bring water and any medications you may need (i.e. inhaler, Epipen).

Mulch Madness! Tree Mulching at the Pinnacles

Forestry Outreach Center 2047 Big Hill Rd., Berea, KY, United States

We will be mulching some of the trees in the lower forest area here at the Pinnacles. Mulching has many benefits including helping with water retention and adding nutrients to …

Clear Day Thunder Film Screening and Q&A

Carter G. Woodson Center 101 Chestnut St., Berea, KY, United States

Come to the Carter G. Woodson Center in the Alumni Building on campus to watch a screening of the film Clear Day Thunder about the decline of the once-widespread American Chestnut …

Clear Day Thunder Film Screening and Q&A

Forestry Outreach Center 2047 Big Hill Rd., Berea, KY, United States

Come on out to the Forestry Outreach Center to watch a screening of the film Clear Day Thunder about the decline of the once-widespread American Chestnut tree. There will be a Q&A after the film to discuss the topic.  

Nature R&R: a slow-paced, relaxing and restorative forest experience

Alumni Patio 101 Chestnut St, Berea, KY, United States

Nature R&R is a slow-paced, relaxing and restorative forest experience. Please bring water and a portable seat or ground cover. We will meet at Alumni Patio behind the Alumni building on campus and walk down to Brushy Fork together. Please contact us at 859-756-3315 with any questions. Please reserve your free spot by searching on …

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Forestry Outreach Center 2047 Big Hill Rd., Berea, KY, United States

Jeff Hutton and the Pinnacles Astronomy Club will be here at the Forestry Outreach Center with tools for you to safely view the partial eclipse happening this day! Stop by between 12:00-3:00pm, with around 1:00pm being the maximum eclipse time.

Nature Hike at the Pinnacles

Forestry Outreach Center 2047 Big Hill Rd., Berea, KY, United States

Join us for nature hikes here at the Pinnacles, most Saturdays at 1:00pm. Learn about the ecosystem of the region and keep an eye out for all sorts of interesting wildlife. We will choose a route/overlook together. Please wear appropriate clothing, bring water, and any medications you may need (ex. EpiPen). *Hike times change to …

Painting with Natural Dyes

Forestry Outreach Center 2047 Big Hill Rd., Berea, KY, United States

Our student, Kya, has been working to make dyes that can be used as paint made from natural materials found in the forest! Come and relax by painting yourself a masterpiece... Please be aware that supplies are limited!

Family Activity: The Great Tree Hunt

Brushy Fork Scaffold Cane Rd., Berea

Meet at the bridge in Brushy Fork (map here: https://forestryoutreach.berea.edu/trails/brushy-fork/) for a fun, friendly competition to see who can find the biggest, oldest trees in the forest! More info to come soon, watch for the event on Facebook.

Nature R&R: a slow-paced, relaxing and restorative forest experience

Anglin Falls 842 Anglin Falls Rd., KY, United States

Nature R&R is a slow-paced, relaxing and restorative forest experience. Please bring water and a portable seat or ground cover. Directions to Anglin Falls can be found here: https://forestryoutreach.berea.edu/trails/anglin-falls/ Please contact us at 859-756-3315 with any questions. Please reserve a free spot here or by searching on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nature-rr-a-slow-paced-relaxing-and-restorative-forest-experience-tickets-728358739597?aff=oddtdtcreator

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