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Burn Season

Indian Grave Ridge Road burn 3-22-13

The Bernheim fire team headed by burn-boss Rick Caldwell has been hard at it. The team is attempting to get in 17 different burns this year. Each burn plot has its’ own unique fire prescription which takes into account the type of fuel (grassland, woodland, etc) the topography and the ecosystem management goals that the […]

Edible Garden Timeline

This timeline illustrates the progress of the Bernheim Edible Garden from early design and construction through to the present. The garden will always be a work in progress so stop back by again to see the updates.

Edible Garden – A Soil Story: The Beginning

An ice storm on Feb 3 2009 hit Bernheim.

  The Edible Garden project requires soil.  Lots of soil. It’s a garden after all.  And since it is being located on a patch of land that has been highly impacted over the past 50 years, it needs good healthy soil.  The options turn out to be,  a) buy the soil, or b) make the […]

European Beeches (over time)

 

Phenology 2013

Pond Deck Support

Pond Deck Support

A new steel deck support that will eventually be decked with FSC certified wood was dropped into place today thanks to our operations team.  Start practicing your cannonballs. Fairly soon the gravel path on the left will receive a concrete walkway and steel trellis system.  When the pond fills this spring we will post another […]

Bernheim Chats with JCTC about Sustainability

JCTC Sustainability Team

On February 8th Bernheim staff met with Pamella Dunn and Maggie Peake from the Jefferson Community and Technical College system.  We look forward to working with JCTC in the future to explore where our organizations might benefit each other and the environment.

Children at Play moves forward

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