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Pollywog Play Parties: Nature’s Wonder of Changing Color

The autumn trees are filled with red, orange, yellow and green! Pollywogs investigate leaf colors and other autumn treasures by playing in leaf piles, making leaf rubbings, comparing trees by season, and more. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age of 5 to learn […]

O.W.L.S.: The Magruder Cemetery

Bernheim is not only a place of beauty, but also a place that has a fascinating and rich history. Take a journey with Certified Interpretive Guide Corinne Mastey to unlock secret lives from the past hidden in the home sites, silos and graveyards you will discover at Bernheim. Dress for the outdoors and prepare for […]

O.W.L.S.: Autumn Trees from the Top Down

Trees provide wildlife with food, shelter and more. Understanding the vital link between trees and wildlife helps us to experience more fully nature’s important cycles and relationships. Join Corinne Mastey and explore trees from the vantage point of many wildlife species. Be prepared for a gentle hike. Dress for the weather. Registration and payment are […]

Volunteer Orientation

Connect with People. Connect with Nature. Volunteer at Bernheim. 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. Want to learn more about Bernheim’s volunteer program? Take the […]

BugFest

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Bernheim invites you and the kids to an INSECT SAFARI in Bernheim’s big backyard! Dance the Buggy Boogie, taste the tempting Cricket Crunch, count the Pickled Ticks plus a whole host of other horrible delights. Complete schedule of events and more info on the BugFest page.

Insect Safari

Saturday, September 6 2:00 – 3:30 P.M. Tiny creatures often contain big surprises! September is a great time for noticing the myriad chitinous creatures crawling, buzzing and flitting about. Join us as we investigate the secret lives of insects and their relatives. Dress for an outdoor adventure. Non-Members $5 environmemtal impact fee per car at gate.

CONNECT at Bernheim

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Now in its sixth year, CONNECT at Bernheim again will challenge minds and delight the senses. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations for the second year. This year’s art demonstrations include participants in CONNECTglow, a sculpture challenge in which participants create light sculptures without the use of a generator or AC power. This […]

Volunteer Orientation

Connect with People. Connect with Nature. Volunteer at Bernheim. 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. Want to learn more about Bernheim’s volunteer program? Take […]