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Volunteer Work Day – Invasive Species Removal

Invasive Species are  not native plant species that grow rapidly and cause severe harm to Bernheim’s forest. We need help in keeping these pests at bay. On Wednesday, April 16, 9:00 a.m., we will meet at the Visitor Center and head into the forest to pull as many of these plants as possible. It’s a […]

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 […]

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Fall Volunteer Opportunities for the Whole Family

Jean Volunteer ColorFest 2012

  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

Home Run 2009

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 […]

Volunteer Orientation Training

Volunteers can give a few hours or several hundred hours, providing support to Bernheim and our visitors. While working throughout the forest or arboretum, you can participate in a variety of activities, while having fun in the great outdoors. Take the first step in becoming a Bernheim volunteer by attending this general orientation training.

Volunteer Orientation Training

Volunteers can give a few hours or several hundred hours, providing support to Bernheim and our visitors. While working throughout the forest or arboretum, you can participate in a variety of activities, while having fun in the great outdoors. Take the first step in becoming a Bernheim volunteer by attending this general orientation training.

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 […]