As summer finally heats up, so is the Edible Garden! It’s been a productive time at Bernheim’s Living Building Challenge construction site. Though the site is still under construction, in the past two weeks, Bernheim volunteers, interns and members of Bernheim’s horticultural staff planted the first assortment of edible plants in raised beds of the […]
Grab your water bottle and yoga mat – it’s time for Forest Fitness at Bernheim! Beginning Tuesday, June 4, this six-week class will meet weekly from 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the picturesque Paul’s Point Lookout, just off Paul’s Point Circle at Bernheim. Fitness instructor Amy May combines two popular classes into one great outdoor workout for […]
Join Us for the New Elm Lick Trail Ribbon Cutting Since 1993 hiking enthusiasts have marked the first Saturday of every June as National Trails Day. The annual celebration was developed to inspire the public and trail enthusiasts nationwide to seek out, discover, learn about, and celebrate America’s trail system. There’s no better place to […]
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Sarabande Books and The Baltic Writing Residency are pleased to announce their co-sponsorship of an annual Writer-in-Residence Program to be located at Bernheim. The goal of the program is to help realize its mission of connecting people with nature through poetry and literature. Bernheim will provide the selected writers a […]
The Viburnums and the Vacciniums are putting on a show at Bernheim at the moment. The Chinese snowball vaccinium pictured below can be found on the Two Ponds Loop trail and the doublefile viburnum can be viewed near the crosswalk from Holly Pond over to Mac’s Lake. Both are worth taking a moment to enjoy.
Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is an invasive plant found along stream sides and flood plains in Bernheim Forest. Ongoing efforts by the Natural Areas crew to stop the spread of this plant are making a difference. This species quickly out competes native spring wildflowers and alters forest understory dynamics. The goal is to keep this […]