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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. […]

Bernheim Naturalists

Eat-A-Weed Workshop

Back by popular demand! Naturalist and wildfoods enthusiast Wren Smith leads this three-hour, hands-on workshop, exploring an unusual alternative to herbicides. Learn how to make jellies from dandelions, salads from weeds and a lot more!  Dress for the weather. DUE TO PROGRAM LEADER ILLNESS, THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE SUMMER […]

Full “Frog” Moon Night Hike

Full “Frog” Moon Night Hike weaves together stories about night ecology, moon lore, history and the magic of nature at night. Night hikes keep to open trails and roads so that travel without flashlights is possible. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5:00 p.m. on the day of any program for last minute updates and changes due […]

Birding for Beginners

Each Spring Bernheim is decked out in feathered finery. Join us for an immersion into the heart of spring as we investigate our feathered friends on this introductory birding hike.


Celebrate Arbor Day and the love of trees with Bernheim! Join us today for our annual Arbor-Day-Adopt a Tree. Come out and choose a tree to plant in your landscape to enjoy for years to come. Speak with knowledgeable horticulturists about proper planting techniques and tree care. Help us to increase the canopy of our surrounding […]

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 long winter nap. Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences.  Something new yet ancient appears in the heavens and on earth with each turn of the seasons and each shift from daylight into […]