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Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Growing Plants from Seed

One of the most enjoyable activities in all of gardening is growing a plant from seed. Winter is the time to start planning for the coming spring, and January is a good month to place orders for seeds from catalogs. Join us in this hands-on workshop to learn about plant seed selection, seed treatments, potting […]

Smart Gardens & Landscapes: Composting

Composting is the natural process by which plant material decomposes. Providing your garden soil with a supply of compost adds organic matter and encourages the growth of beneficial microbial life in the soil which is beneficial to your plants. In this workshop we will give a “quick and dirty” overview of the science of composting […]

Rock Swap and Lithic Art Show

Visitors can learn about some of the ingenious ways that early peoples used the “gifts of nature” in their daily lives and observe the fascinating skills involved in the ancient art of flint knapping.

Forest Foray: Winter Raptors

Bernheim Forest attracts a diverse array of winter migrants, perhaps none as inspiring as the raptors. This guided hike leads to an observation spot used to view eagles and other raptors that make Bernheim their home during the cold months of winter. Along the way, learn about the winter bird residents and why winter migrants […]

Winter Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter starts something new yet ancient appears in the heavens, and on earth. Exploring Bernheim at night provides opportunities to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes in our surroundings. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start […]

Winter Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter turns into spring something new yet ancient appears in the heavens, and on earth. Exploring Bernheim at night provides opportunities to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes in our surroundings. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to […]

Winter Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter progresses something new yet ancient appears in the heavens, and on earth. Exploring Bernheim at night provides opportunities to observe and celebrate these seasonal and nocturnal changes in our surroundings. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Lookout

Be on the lookout for the signs of spring as nature awakens all around us! Kids and their families will have fun investigating springtime clues, and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY […]