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Earth Week

April 17 - April 23

Earth Week

Come out and celebrate with us during our weeklong conservation event here at Lost River Cave from April 17 through April 23! Join us as we continue our meadow restoration efforts as well as removing invasive plants. Bring family, friends, and co-workers and enjoy the benefits of nature as we help restore habitats here on the park.

“The care of Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility.” – Wendell Berry  

Earth Week Details

Each day we will remove invasive and exotic plants, which encroach on native wildflowers and habitat for wildlife.

The Main Target: Euonymus fortunei a.k.a. Winter Creeper! This commonly used ground cover has been taking over the Valley and is encroaching on the meadow restoration project and surrounding Blue Hole #3. We will spend the week protecting and beautifying these habitats by removing this plant from the area!

This is a rain or shine event. We know superheroes like you are busy, so join us when you can! If you can’t come every day or stay the entire time, no problem.

Monday, April 17th


Volunteer Day! 

Tuesday, April 18th

Wednesday, April 19th


Volunteer Day! 

Thursday, April 20th


Volunteer Day! 

Thursday, April 20th


Yoga at the Cave

Friday, April 21st


Buggin’ Out

Saturday, April 22nd

Saturday, April 22nd

Sunday, April 23rd

11:00am-2:00pm or 2:00pm-5:00pm

Volunteer Day!

Everyone aged 10 and up can volunteer! Children 13 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

Have a group? Get your students, staff, or club involved in Earth Week! Contact Anna at 270.393.0077 to plan a great volunteer outing for your group.

It’s super easy! Register online by clicking the button below!

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Anna at 270.393.0077.

Free Boat Tour Pass! All Habitat Heroes will receive a free boat tour pass!

First 200 Participants who Register will receive a Free Earth Week T-shirt!

Earth Week Nature Programs

Join us for fun, interactive programs all week long!

Nature Programs are free for members!

Join us on Tuesday, April 18th to learn how to craft, seal, and use your very own hiking stick for future adventures on our trails and beyond!

Join us on Thursday, April 20th for 60 minutes of all-levels yoga surrounded by nature at the mouth of Lost River Cave. Bring your yoga mat and venture down into this unforgettable experience.

Join us on Friday, April 21st as our volunteers, John Zippay and Ricky Shive, set up lights to attract our local nighttime flying friends like moths, assassin bugs, crickets, and more!

Join us on Saturday, April 22nd for a program with our native plant expert, Shannon Trimboli.

Join us and Busy Bee Nursery on Saturday, April 22nd for our Earth Week Native Plant Sale!

Thank you to Our Sponsors!

Our Sponsor Habitat Heroes are helping save the world!
Join us and become a sponsor, too.

Busy Bee Nursery and Consulting


April 17
April 23
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Lost River Cave
2818 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101 United States
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