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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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Cool Conifers

Conifers, special cone-bearing trees with needle and scale-like leaves, can be found throughout the arboretum. Kids and their families will have fun locating these trees 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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Seeing Green

Look close and you will discover mosses, ferns, and lichens thriving in the winter landscape! Kids and their families will have fun finding these green gems 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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Bird is the Word

While some birds migrate, some call Kentucky home year-round. Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents 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 STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

Observe fossils and unlock the secrets of ancient life at Bernheim. Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils, 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 STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, at […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Naked Trees

Without leaves, tree branches, bark, and buds are exposed and ready for observation! Kids and their families will have fun comparing tree structures 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 STATIONS, led by […]

Pollywog Pay Parties: Our Friendly Trees

Trees provide air for people, homes for animals, and many other wonderful gifts! Pollywogs will discover the friendly nature of trees through bark rubbings, needle painting, wood building, and more. Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage children, 5 and under, to learn about nature. Each play party includes a song and […]