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KY Dept. of Fish and Wildlife: Whitetail Deer – A locavore’s Most Valuable Resource

Join Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources staff for a hands-on course designed to provide basic instructions on providing a free-ranging sustainable food source within 40 miles of their home. The workshop will be held over the course of three sessions and will cover a variety of topics including deer biology and behavior, effects of deer on the local economy and ecosystem, the history of whitetail deer in Kentucky, hunting techniques and basic processing methods. All workshops are recommended for ages 16 and up and will be limited to 30 participants. Participants are also encouraged to attend all three sessions. Please send RSVP to Jason Nally (502) 477-9288 or jason.nally@ky.gov.
Thursday, September 27 – 7:00pm-9:00pm recommended for ages 16 and up
**This workshop will be held at the Louisville Nature Center**
Deer biology and behavior
The history of deer in Kentucky
Deer management and population surveys
Thursday, October 4 – 7:00pm-9:00pm recommended for ages 16 and up
**This workshop will be held at the Louisville Nature Center**
Finding a place to hunt
Hunting strategies
What it means to be a locavore
Saturday, October 6 – 9:00am-4:00pm recommended for ages 16 and up
**This workshop will be held at the Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area**
Choosing a weapon -basic archery and firearms workshop
Successful hunting –reading deer sign and tree stand safety
After the shot -deer processing, cooking and preservation

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens: Thanksgiving Cooking from the Garden

Brown-Forman Executive Chef – Mark Williams; Among Yew Dell’s most popular classes, the Cooking from the Garden series offers Mark’s expert information in a lively and interactive class. The whole while, Mark slices, dices and entertains, followed by sumptuous sampling of the seasonally inspired dishes he creates. You’ll go home with a new take on the veggie garden, a handful of recipes and enough new knowledge to make you the hit of your next cocktail party! $30 for members/ $35 for non-members. Registration available online at www.yewdellgardens.org.

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens: Dividing Perennials Workshop

Here’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Each year we offer this workshop that involves not only learning how to divide perennials … when you’re finished, Ann will give you some of the fruits of your labor to take home to your own garden. You can’t miss – come for a class and go home with an armful of great plants. Sign up early as this one is sure to fill up fast! $25 for members/ $35 for non-members. Registration available online at www.yewdellgardens.org.

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens: Shrub and Tree Transplanting Workshop

September is the perect time to get in your transplanting. Whether you want to move just a plant or two or you’re one of those gardeners who treats their plants like living room furniture (maybe a bit indecisive or noncommittal!?) we’ll take you through the ins and outs of the process. This is a hands-on workshop so plan to get in the thick of it. We’ll talk about approaches, timing, aftercare and more. Bring work gloves if you have them. $25 for members/ $35 for non-members. Registration available online at www.yewdellgardens.org.