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Full “Flower” Moon Night 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.

Purple Martin Basics with Larry Melcher

Join Bernheim’s “Purple Martin Man” in learning how to attract and keep a colony of Purple Martins that will return to your yard, year after year. While the class is aimed at beginner and new landlords, Purple Martin pros may enjoy the program as a refresher to make sure they are using all the tricks […]

Bee Curious: An Afternoon with Phil Craft

Whether you’re curious about becoming a beekeeper, or just interested in learning more about one of nature’s most fascinating creatures, this session offered by Phil Craft is sure to enlighten. Phil will cover the basics of getting started as a beekeeper, as well as honeybee biology. In addition to being the former Kentucky state apiarist, […]

Larry Melcher, Volunteer Naturalist

Holiday Open House

Have a Happy Holiday Season – Naturally Our HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE will include artist demonstrations, local foods (from farmers that we use in our café!), door prizes drawn on the hour (for memberships, free lunches and Bernheim Select™ plants!) and take advantage of shopping local for your holiday gifts. Whatever your budget, and no matter […]

Wild Edibles of Autumn/Winter

Connect with nature in every bite: Join Bernheim’s Wren Smith for a true taste of the gifts of autumn and winter. Wren will share her wild foods expertise (over 25 years) and teach you how to safely gather and prepare foods directly from nature. You will be surprised at the abundant and and tasty harvest that […]

Family Volunteer Day

Bernheim is pleased to again offer a Family Volunteer Day at the arboretum.

 Bernheim relies upon hundreds of individuals and groups throughout the year to help keep Bernheim beautiful, and families are invited on this special day to enjoy Bernheim and spend quality time together while feeling good by doing good. Family Volunteer Day is […]