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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

Cadell Walker

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 […]

Winter Fun at Bernheim


Sir Ranulph Fiennes, described by The Guinness Book of Records as “the world’s greatest living explorer,” is known for stating that there is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing. That means cold winter days are no excuse to stay inside! Instead, bundle the family in fluffy coats and fuzzy scarves and head […]

Play in the dirt and give back – Volunteer at Bernheim

Was your New Year’s resolution to give back this year? Do you love nature and want to get your hands dirty? We have the perfect opportunity for you – become a volunteer at Bernheim. On Saturday, January 24, we have two great opportunities for you to begin your volunteer journey. Bernheim’s 200+ volunteers help us […]

Celebrating #GivingTuesday at Bernheim

After a week of giving thanks, shopping for deals early, locally, and online, now it’s time to give back. Enter #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving something more. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. At […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day — Survival Strategies


Don’t let the colder temps stop you and the kids from connecting with nature this weekend.  Come out to the Bernheim Visitor Center for ECO Kids Discovery Day on Saturday.  The theme is Survival Strategies because to survive cold weather, animals must migrate, hibernate, or stay active.  Kids and their families will have fun exploring […]