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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Plant Bingo

Move like a busy bee from plant to plant, not to collect pollen, but to score bingo on today’s On Your Own Challenge! Kids and their families will have fun searching for spring plants and then exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and Hike of the day during the afternoon. To connect children and their families with […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Over and Under the Rainbow

Water and sunlight are the two ingredients in a rainbow recipe – a colorful creation, indeed! Early learners will explore color properties through a song and story circle, nature-based adventures and a variety of art, science and play activities. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program; call (502) 955-8512. Fee includes one caregiver and child. Regular $5 […]

BloomFest, Spring Plant Sale, Grand Opening Edible Garden Bernheim

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Children dressed as garden faeries will skip, run and dance through Bernheim’s Edible Garden marking the grand opening of Bernheim’s new living laboratory at BloomFest on May 17.  “Because gardening is the most popular pastime in America, our Edible Garden will serve as a gateway to understanding the value of the larger natural world,” Dr. Mark Wourms, Bernheim Executive Director. BLOOMFEST […]

Full “Flower” Moon Hike

Bernheim at Night programs add mystery, magic and make for memorable experiences. Bernheim’s Volunteer Naturalists share their knowledge with wit and wisdom. In addition to viewing the moon and stars you will experience the sights and sounds of night ecology through the seasons.

O.W.L.S: Gardening for Butterflies

Join Bernheim’s Certified Interpretive Guide and Volunteer Naturalist Corinne Mastey for this exploration of gardening for the flying jewels of summer. Dress for time outdoors. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of program; call (502) 955-8512.

Volunteer Orientation

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.

Spring Star Stories and Sky Watch Night

In spring, the stars seem brighter against the night canvas and the woods are waking up from their winter nap. Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5 p.m. on day of program for last minute updates and changes due to weather. Rain will move […]

Wildflower Hike

The warm days of spring herald the emergence of our wildflowers. Watch the forest floor come alive with color as this age old renewal signals the arrival of warmer weather. Learn about the life histories and folklore of wildflowers and how we manage for their continuance at Bernheim. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. […]