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Celebrate with Your Valentine at Bernheim

Looking for the perfect date for your Valentine? Bernheim is offering a romantic Valentine Dinner for couples celebrating the holiday. On Friday, February 12 or Saturday, February 13, Bernheim will host a romantic candlelit dinner for two. The dinner will be held from 7 – 11 p.m. each night in Bernheim’s beautiful glass Visitor Center, […]

Hollies for the Holidays

Of the many plants associated with the holiday season, the Holly (Ilex sp.) has perhaps the oldest history of any other decorative evergreen.  The use of holly in holiday tradition dates back to the Greeks and Romans, who adorned their homes with wreaths and garland made from holly boughs.  This tradition was thought to predict the outcome […]

Isaac’s Café Introduces Winter Menu

Lately I have been hearing, “I didn’t know Bernheim had a café!” Isaac’s Café, located inside the Visitor’s Center offers a unique dining experience. Where else but perhaps your own kitchen could you get a body and soul warming bowl of soup made from fresh, organic vegetables that were grown just steps away? As the fall […]

Fall Color Report – October 14, 2015

Pictured above: sugar maple – Acer saccharumlo  (location: just past front entrance kiosk to right as you are headed into Bernheim) Color will begin to increase quickly after the expected frost this week. Interior forests are still largely green, while lowlands and edges are well into change (the Sugar Maple above is on the forest […]

Welcome Fall at Earth Measure

What better way to welcome fall than under the stars at Bernheim? Join us for our first-ever Welcome Fall Overnight at Earth Measure this weekend from 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 19 until 7 a.m. on Sunday September 20. As the sizzling of summer gives way to the coolness of autumn, our Bernheim Volunteer Naturalists […]

Bernheim Hires Cadell Walker as Director of Development

We are very excited to announce Cadell Walker as Bernheim’s new Director of Development! Cadell is a Bullit County native with over fifteen years of leadership and senior management experience in the nonprofit sector. She is charged with advancing Bernheim’s development activities in major gifts, membership and annual campaigns. Cadell comes to us rich in […]

Harper is a Free Bird – Golden Eagle Update

This blog showcased the journey Harper, the Eastern Golden Eagle that Bernheim tracked during the spring of 2015 after fitting it with a GPS satellite transmitter.  Bernheim partnered with the help Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Beckham Bird Club, for this first of its kind research in the state aimed to shed […]

Join us for Spring Break!

The family doesn’t have to go far this year to enjoy a fun outdoor Spring Break getaway! Bernheim has planned a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided nature hikes for children of all ages. We also offer on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for free play at our Children’s Play Garden […]