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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 […]

Rock Swap and Lithic Art Show

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As we approach our annual Rock Swap and Lithic Art Show this Saturday, we do so with a heavy heart. Bernheim lost a great friend over the holidays in Dale Farris. For ten years, Dale has been instrumental in bringing us the Rock Swap and Lithic Art Show, and while it won’t be the same […]

Bernheim Takes Part in YES! Fest

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Our team at Bernheim couldn’t be more excited about being a part of YES! Fest, a Year of Environment and Sustainability that will connect the arts, culture, science, and the environment in innovative ways throughout the Greater Louisville Region. Our very own, Dr. Mark Wourms, is proudly serving and a YES! Fest Co-Chair. Incorporating the […]

Make Your Own Wreath

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Make and take home your very own Bernheim wreath at this Saturday’s Smart Gardens and Landscapes Wreath Making Class from 10 a.m. – Noon. Learn how to use the bounty of the season to create wreaths, swags, kissing balls and more. All materials will be collected from Bernheim, and supplies and tools will be provided. […]

Holiday Open House this Saturday at Bernheim

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Bernheim’s Holiday Open House will take place from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. this Saturday (December 6) at the Visitors Center. Come and enjoy an afternoon of shopping, drawings for free gifts, holiday specials, music and refreshments to kick off the holiday season! Bernheim offers unique handcrafted items by Kentucky Artisans, a variety of books ranging […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day — Survival Strategies

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Don’t let the colder temps stop you and the kids from connecting with nature this weekend.  Come out to the Bernheim Visitor Center for ECO Kids Discovery Day on Saturday.  The theme is Survival Strategies because to survive cold weather, animals must migrate, hibernate, or stay active.  Kids and their families will have fun exploring […]

Bernheim Members Holiday Sale

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All through November and December, Bernheim members will receive a 20% discount at the Bernheim Nature Shop.  The shop is full of wonderful nature-themed merchandise, from apparel to hand-crafted pottery and jewelry, along with Kentucky Proud jams, jellies and honey.  Not a member?  Stop by the Visitor Center to become a member and receive the […]

Actions Beyond Our Borders

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Bernheim’s mission to connect people with nature extends far beyond the gates of Bernheim. Some days it’s maintaining a green roof in Louisville. Other days, it’s participating in community events and education programs. And this week it was along Interstate-65. That’s right. Bernheim horticulturalists, staff and volunteers spent a cold Thursday morning planting hundreds of […]