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Bernheim Artist in Residence Update and Schedule during 2015

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Jaime Bull (http://jaimeleebull.com) was selected to participate in our Artist in Residence Program during the 2014 year and due to scheduling offered to participate during 2015 season. She will be working and living at Bernheim from June 1st – July 31st, 2015. Jaime received her BFA in Drawing and Painting in 2012 and her MFA in Art, in 2013, both … [Read more]

Bernheim Writers in Residence Update

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Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is very pleased to announce that Jen Percy and DA Powell will be residing at Bernheim during the coming year. Jen Percy (www.jenpercy.com) will be living and working at Bernheim from May 1st – May 17th, 2015.  Jen Percy is the author of the nonfiction book DEMON CAMP (Scribner) which was a Barnes & … [Read more]

Stargaze with your Valentine at Bernheim

What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than under the stars? Surprise your Valentine by joining us at the Garden Pavilion for our Winter Star Stories and Sky Night Watch on Saturday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. Bernheim’s night programs add mystery, magic and make for memorable experiences. Winter provides rewards for those who bundle up and … [Read more]

WannaBee a Beekeeper?

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If you are interested in beekeeping or learning more about bees, Bernheim is the place for you! This upcoming Sunday kicks off our six-week Family Backyard Beekeeping Series, and if that’s not enough, you can join us next Saturday for our Bees and the Plants they Love presentation. Join Bernheim Volunteer Beekeepers on Sunday, February 8 from 2 … [Read more]

Winter Fun at Bernheim

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes, described by The Guinness Book of Records as “the world’s greatest living explorer," is known for stating that there is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. That means cold winter days are no excuse to stay inside! Instead, bundle the family in fluffy coats and fuzzy scarves and head to Bernheim for an … [Read more]

42 years of Christmas Bird Count at Bernheim Forest

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This post was written by Kelly Vowels, a member of Bernheim's Natural Areas staff. From December 14 to January 5 every year, thousands of birders come out across North America and count every bird they encounter in the Christmas Bird Count (CBC), which was started in 1900 by Frank Chapman. The CBC provides data on population trends of many … [Read more]