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O.W.L.S.: Pollination Strategies

Join host Volunteer Naturalist Corinne Mastey for this intriguing look into how flowers attract pollinators. You might be surprised to learn how tough and beguiling these delicate ladies of spring really are. Dress for time outdoors. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of program; call (502) 955-8512. The […]

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

Make Bernheim your spring break destination! We’ve planned a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided nature hikes for children of all ages. Bernheim also offers on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for free play at our Children’s Play Garden – not to mention the fields, forests and creeks you are welcome […]

Early Wildflower Hike

The warm days of spring herald the emergence of our earliest wildflowers. Watch the forest floor come alive with color as this age old renewal signals the arrival of spring 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 […]

Full “Crow” Moon Night Hike

Join us for the first Night Hike of the season. Bernheim’s night programs add mystery and magic to make memorable experiences. As winter gives way to spring 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 […]

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O.W.L.S.: Signs of the Season

Join us for an engaging exploration of early wildflowers and other signs of spring. You might be surprised to learn how tough these delicate ladies of spring really are! The first Wednesday of each month March through December, Bernheim offers a variety of hikes, activities and program for Older, Wiser and Livelier Seniors, O.W.L.S. Most […]

Pop-Up Adventure Play Day


Shake off  cabin fever and join us for an afternoon of free play! We’ll explore the landscape and create vibrant play places with ordinary materials. Children will enjoy hours of play while parents and caregivers can join in or sit back and relax. This fun event will be at the playground adjacent to Southwick Community Center at 34th […]

Natural Beekeeping with John Seaborne

Beginner and advanced beekeepers are invited to join John Seaborn, of Wolf Creek Apiaries, to explore the advantages of natural beekeeping. During this three hour workshop, participants will learn of Seaborn’s hands-on experience in successfully managing hives without chemicals, therefore working with nature and not against it in the keeping of honey bees. Space is […]