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Join us for Bloomfest!

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What are you doing this weekend? Why not join us at Bloomfest, Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring! Woodland faerie house construction, the garden faerie parade, flower bed planting, naturalist-led discovery stations, local artisans, food vendors, and a very special birthday celebration are just some of the many activities for everyone to enjoy. The day also […]

Our Eagle has a Name!

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For the last month, we’ve asked for your input on naming the Eastern Golden Eagle, which Bernheim, along with the help of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Beckham Bird Club, recently fitted with a GPS satellite transmitter. The transmitter has not only allowed us to track its movements while it […]

Have you made your Spring Break Plans?

Looking for a great outdoor experience at no cost for the family this spring break? If so, you don’t want to miss Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim! Here is a reminder of all the great things that will be available: Hands-on Discovery Stations, featuring a variety of nature, science, art, and play activities, will […]

Bernheim Launches First Free Play Day of 2015

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Bernheim believes free play is essential to a child’s growth and development! That is why we are hosting our first Free Play Day of 2015 this Saturday, March 14 at Keystone Learning Academy in Louisville’s West End. If you are in the area, bring your kiddo on over and watch as he or she experiences […]

WannaBee a Beekeeper?

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If you are interested in beekeeping or learning more about bees, Bernheim is the place for you! This upcoming Sunday kicks off our six-week Family Backyard Beekeeping Series, and if that’s not enough, you can join us next Saturday for our Bees and the Plants they Love presentation. Join Bernheim Volunteer Beekeepers on Sunday, February […]

Enjoy Valentine’s Day Under the Stars at Bernheim

Bernheim Forest invites you to our Valentine Dinner  for an evening of romance under the stars. Treat your sweetheart to a night view of the starry sky and peaceful forest while enjoying a delicious dinner prepared by Jarfi’s Bistro. Dinner and dancing will take place in our floor-to-ceiling windowed Visitor Center so you can be […]

Holiday Open House this Saturday at Bernheim

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Bernheim’s Holiday Open House will take place from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. this Saturday (December 6) at the Visitors Center. Come and enjoy an afternoon of shopping, drawings for free gifts, holiday specials, music and refreshments to kick off the holiday season! Bernheim offers unique handcrafted items by Kentucky Artisans, a variety of books ranging […]

Actions Beyond Our Borders

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Bernheim’s mission to connect people with nature extends far beyond the gates of Bernheim. Some days it’s maintaining a green roof in Louisville. Other days, it’s participating in community events and education programs. And this week it was along Interstate-65. That’s right. Bernheim horticulturalists, staff and volunteers spent a cold Thursday morning planting hundreds of […]