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 training.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]