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Volunteer Profile: Bill Napper

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The summer issue of the forest echo, Bernheim’s quarterly newsletter, featured a profile of Volunteer Naturalist, Bill Napper. Because we have limited space in print, we had to edit Bill’s commentary about being a volunteer. His writing beautifully expressed what it means to be a Volunteer Naturalist, so we hated for it never to be published. […]

Take a Hike – Summer Style

Summer is here! It’s a great time to get outside and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of summer. The lush green tones of the trees illuminate the forest, the bullfrogs croak, the Bobwhite quail whistle, and the odor of the many flower species growing at Bernheim waft through the air. With over 40 miles of […]

Isaac’s Cafe Goes Super Local

NEW! Grilled Veggie Panini with ingredients from Bernheim's Edible Garden.

The farm to fork movement has been the talk of the town in recent years. Bernheim has been taking it to the next level since the opening of the Edible Garden in 2014. Throughout the growing season, Isaac’s Café, inside the Visitor Center, will feature dishes created from the bounty of the Edible Garden, located […]

Celebrate National Trails Day at Bernheim

What could be a better holiday for Bernheim to celebrate than National Trails Day? Join us on Saturday, June 6 for a day full of outdoor adventure. Not only do we have 40+ miles of trails awaiting you (and your furry friends, if you wish – just be sure to keep them on a leash […]

#NameThatEagle

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As Bernheim embarks on an exciting new research project on the Eastern Golden Eagle, we are calling on the public to help decide the name of a Golden Eagle we recently fitted with a GPS satellite transmitter.  The adult male spent time in the knobs of Bernheim and the surrounding region this winter and the […]

42 years of Christmas Bird Count at Bernheim Forest

Photo by Kelly Vowels

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 […]

Enjoy Valentine’s Day Under the Stars at Bernheim

Bernheim Forest invites you to our Valentine Dinner  for an evening of romance under the stars. Treat your sweetheart to a night view of the starry sky and peaceful forest while enjoying a delicious dinner prepared by Jarfi’s Bistro. Dinner and dancing will take place in our floor-to-ceiling windowed Visitor Center so you can be […]

Play in the dirt and give back – Volunteer at Bernheim

Was your New Year’s resolution to give back this year? Do you love nature and want to get your hands dirty? We have the perfect opportunity for you – become a volunteer at Bernheim. On Saturday, January 24, we have two great opportunities for you to begin your volunteer journey. Bernheim’s 200+ volunteers help us […]