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BugFest and Fall Plant Sale

Boy and Bug Stare Down

Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale this Saturday (September 20). Children can dance the buggy boogie, go on an insect safari, taste a chocolate-covered cricket and make a new six or eight-legged friend of their own. They can even don a bug costume and join in the Parade of […]

Research Blog Series: Mass Crop Survey

Mass Crop Survey Pic

The following was written by Grace Nafziger, Natural Areas Intern It’s that time of year again for Bernheim’s Mass Crop Survey.  The Mass Crop Survey is a great way for Bernheim to monitor the trees in the forest that create “crops” and therefore estimate the overall health of the wildlife and plants that make up […]

Research Blog Series: Bobwhite Quail Population Grows

quail

The following was written by Grace Nafziger, Natural Areas Intern Six years ago, Ronnie Moore started Bernheim’s Bobwhite Quail release project.  Today, Bernheim’s Bobwhite Quial population is growing! The quail began to disappear from areas in Kentucky due to habitat loss but Bernheim is able to provide the open field habitats that quail need to […]

Sun Boxes Returns to CONNECT

Back by popular demand is installation artist, Craig Colorusso, and his Sun Boxes, a solar powered sound sculpture. Sun Boxes is comprised of 20 speakers, operated independently by the sun, that together create a B flat Major guitar chord. CONNECT celebrates the intersection of art, science and nature. Sun Boxes epitomize that. If you missed […]

Come CONNECT @ Bernheim

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CONNECT at Bernheim is just a day away. The annual celebration of all that is possible when art, nature and science intersect takes place tomorrow — August 23 from 6:24 p.m. to 10:24 p.m. In its sixth year, CONNECT at Bernheim will challenge your mind and delight your senses. Artists will set up around Lake […]

Garden Harvest Feast — Reserve Your Spot Now

Chef Williams

The slow food movement, going green, and the desire for healthier produce have revived interest in growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Bernheim’s new Edible Garden is now replete with fresh food and provides the perfect setting for a Garden Harvest Feast. We invite you to join local chef, Mark Williams […]

Bernheim Hosts Artist in Residence, Firat Erdim

Firat and Olivia Stop by to Meet the Bernheim Staff

  Bernheim is buzzing with artists this summer including Artist in Residence,  Firat Erdim, who is making his first of two visits.  His wife, Olivia Valentine, who is also an artist, is joining him. Firat is studying the original Olmsted plan for Bernheim and intends to create a piece related to it.   Born in Turkey, […]

Central Kentucky Knap-In & Lithic Art Show at Bernheim

Knap In

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show at Bernheim. The popular event showcases the prehistoric art of flint knapping which people in ancient times used to make their tools and weapons. The show, which runs July 18-20 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, attracts hundreds of […]