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North Central Region

If anything says "spring" as much as the fresh bloom of wildflowers, it is definitely baby chicks. In this case, goslings! Salato is chock full of fuzzy goose babies under the...
Liberty Hall Historic Site at 202 Wilkinson Street in serves as a learning center that explores the history, politics, social, and cultural life in early Kentucky through th...
Red Tulips are blooming so it must be time for Kentucky Derby events!
Things are looking a lot more colorful around the Salato Wildlife Education Center!  Wildflowers continue to bloom while trees are beginning to sprout leaves and buds. &n...
Cove Springs Park's 240 acres of wetlands, streams, springs, waterfalls, and forested ravines is located at the northern city limits off US 127. This week the sessile trilliu...
This week's selection is a pale pink flowering tree with bright red berries. These tree's are small and they makes an impressive statement along the walk-ways and grounds of t...
Many people look to the 600-acre arboretum at Bernheim for the bright colors of spring. The crabapples are resplendent shades of pink and white, the lilacs are popping throu...
Fantasy Forest, Frankfort’s "neighborhood woods," provides a shaded area for the community to rest, play, and learn about native plants and pollinators. To the passer-b...
Northern Kentucky's Big Bone Lick State Historic Site has long been associated with coldness owing to it's Ice Age prehistory, so the begrudging arrival of spring...
The next time you have to drive between Frankfort and Lexington, skip I-64 and take the road less-traveled.  Take Leestown Road (421) instead, and as you are passing thro...
Spring is finally here and the signs are clearly visible all around.  Trees, particularly redbuds and Bradford pears, are budding and spring wildflowers are sprouting up ...
Such a diverse assortment of shaded wildflowers to see as you drive along The Kentucky River in Frankfort this time of year. Always something new. This week Squirrel Corn, Woo...
Colors are always changing in front of the capital building! It is fun to see what the view will be week to week. To kick off spring, we have these colorful tulips now.
Spring color has taken over Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. The purple/pink redbud blooms accent the white of the bradford pear, and daffodils and wildflowers abou...
Spring has arrived at the Shelby Welcome Center. Featuring this week, a close up of the Red Bud Tree which looks more purple than red.
Spring has finally arrived in Bullitt County. Red Buds are in full bloom and a few dogwoods are peeking through. Some daffodils are still hanging on. Forsythia bushes are full...