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Big Prairie Overlook Gets a Makeover

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By Horticulturist Eric Garris We are excited to announce grand changes to the Big Prairie Overlook! The Overlook is the highest point within the Arboretum and offers spectacular views of the prairie and surrounding plant collections. A new accessible walkway has been installed, which meanders its way to Issac W. Bernheims’ gravesite atop the … [Read more]

Join us for Bloomfest!

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What are you doing this weekend? Why not join us at Bloomfest, Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring! Woodland faerie house construction, the garden faerie parade, flower bed planting, naturalist-led discovery stations, local artisans, food vendors, and a very special birthday celebration are just some of the many activities for everyone to … [Read more]

Follow Harper Bernheim, our Golden Eagle!

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Have you heard the latest on Harper Bernheim, our Golden Eagle? Last month we announced his name on Earth Day and his journey continues this month. If you haven’t been following his blog, go here to see where he has traveled so far. … [Read more]

Our Eagle has a Name!

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For the last month, we’ve asked for your input on naming the Eastern Golden Eagle, which Bernheim, along with the help of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Beckham Bird Club, recently fitted with a GPS satellite transmitter. The transmitter has not only allowed us to track its movements while it spent time this winter … [Read more]

Happy Earth Day!

Today may officially be Earth Day, but here at Bernheim, we celebrate Earth Day every day! Want to take part in our venture to make the Earth a better place? Here are some ways to celebrate the holiday: Plant a Tree Earth Day is the perfect day to plant a tree, bush, or any plant life you can think of. Not only does it beautify your home space, … [Read more]

Change in Writers in Residence: Caitlin Horrocks and W. Todd Kaneko to Read

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Due to a last minute commitment, Jen Percy will not be able to read at Bernheim Sunday, May 3rd, at 3 PM. In her place we are very fortunate to have two accomplished writers, Caitlin Horrocks and W. Todd Kaneko, who will read from their recent works this Sunday, May 3rd at 3 PM in the Visitors Center. Caitlin Horrocks lives in Michigan by way of … [Read more]