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Christmas Eve Hike!

We are hosting a Christmas Eve Hike this year, with our Education Directors Jim and Rob, leaving from the Refuge parking lot at 10:00 a.m. on December 24th! We will have a couple of hiking options for different levels of hiking difficulty, and all are encouraged to attend and enjoy the beauty of the Refuge! …

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Hunting Season- Be Safe!

Hello, everyone!   While there is no hunting on Refuge Property, there are nearby neighbors who do take part in Kentucky’s Deer Hunting Season! Please be sure to wear bright colors when you are out on hikes, especially ones that will take you near the back line of the Refuge. We have not had any …

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Fall Color Walk

We hope everyone enjoyed coming out for our next scheduled event, the Fall Color Walk on October 22nd!   We hope to have a large crowd again for our Wildflower Walk this spring!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday, April 11, will be a busy day at the Refuge: Spring Wildflower Walk #2 (10:00 am), Garlic Mustard Pull (following the walk), and Nature Center Open House 10 am to 2 pm. The Wildflower Walk is on the Martha Clay Wildflower Trail, just past the first bridge on Carpenter Creek Rd. off KY 37. …

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The Wildlife Refuge Now Has a Facebook Page

From Facebook, Search for Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge and click on the one that has 600 Carpenter Creek Road as its address. Once there, Like us and let us know what you would like to see on Facebook and/or the website, share comments and/or photos, etc.

Fall Work Days Announced

If you would like to help with Refuge upkeep and have a wonderful time in the outdoors at the same time, here’s your chance! We will be announcing upcoming dates soon! Please check back to stay posted! For more information, contact rose-marie.roessler@centre.edu.

42 Enjoy Annual Members Picnic on Saturday, August 23

The annual Members Picnic included lots of visiting, sandwiches from Junction City Produce and More, and reports from Emily Toadvine, President; J. P. and Jane Brantley, Education Directors; Rose-Marie Roessler, Land Manager; and Aaron Roessler, Caretaker. We also heard from Michael Hamm, Treasurer, who reminded us that annual memberships run from April 1 – March …

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The Beauty of Central Kentucky Wildlife Refuge