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Spring Volunteer Opportunities at Bernheim

You already know Bernheim is a beautiful place to connect with nature, but did you know that you can help preserve our landscape for future generations while soaking up the sun and playing in the dirt? Volunteers are a vital part of helping us to fulfill our mission of connecting people with nature. As the weather […]

Take Your Earth Day Celebration Home With You

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Happy Earth Day! Here at Bernheim, we celebrate the earth and nature’s wonders 365 days a year. So can you. Making small changes in your daily routine or yard can make a difference in your carbon footprint. Here are a few tips to help you get started. In Your Yard Earth Day is a great […]

Volunteer Profile: Sandy Nafziger

Volunteer Profile - Sandy Nafziger

Meet Sandy Nafziger, one of Bernheim’s newest Naturalists in Training (NIT).  After signing up to work at BugFest in September, 2012, she was immediately inspired by Bernheim’s community of volunteer naturalists.  Since attending the NIT orientation in January, 2013, Sandy has been involved in countless events and programs. She is always willing to help at […]

Fall Volunteer Opportunities for the Whole Family

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  Fall is a fantastic time to volunteer at Bernheim.  Not only would you be a vital help in Bernheim’s mission of connecting people with nature, but you also get to be out in the stunning autumn landscape.  Throughout the fall, we have many opportunities not just for individuals, but also for families. We encourage […]

10th Annual Home Run at Bernheim

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What better way to get out and enjoy the fall beauty at Bernheim than a race benefitting the Home of the Innocents? Join us Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. for this 10K run – 5K walk/run.  The course goes through the arboretum and Guerilla Hollow as well as partially up Forest Hill Road […]

Snake Hollow Documentary Nominated for Emmy

Western Kentucky University (WKU) PBS received a nomination for their film about the installation of Snake Hollow in the “Magazine Feature/Segment” category. The Ohio Valley chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has members in 13 television markets (including Cincinnati, Columbus, Louisville, Lexington and Charleston) across four states (Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana and […]

Summer Menu at Isaac’s

The Forest Salad at Isaac's Cafe

Summer is in full swing at Bernheim, which means lots of fresh vegetables in our raised beds.  Isaac’s Cafe (open daily, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.) uses fresh from the garden produce, as well as local ingredients to build a delightful summer menu, which includes old favorites (the Nutty Bird seems to get the popular […]

Get Involved: Help Remove Invasive Species

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This flowering plant may look pretty, but it’s actually Garlic Mustard, which is harmful to the forest’s ecosystem. You can make a difference and help protect our native wildlife by volunteering with the natural areas team. Come out to Bernheim on Wednesday, April 17th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. to learn about the growing problem of […]