Fall is a fantastic time to volunteer at Bernheim. Not only would you be a vital help in Bernheim’s mission of connecting people with nature, but you also get to be out in the stunning autumn landscape. Throughout the fall, we have many opportunities not just for individuals, but also for families. We encourage [...]
What better way to get out and enjoy the fall beauty at Bernheim than a race benefitting the Home of the Innocents? Join us Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. for this 10K run – 5K walk/run. The course goes through the arboretum and Guerilla Hollow as well as partially up Forest Hill Road [...]
Earth Measure Set to Open October 17 Bernheim’s Arts in Nature Program is designed to inspire and develop even deeper connections with nature and next month’s public opening of our newest sculpture, Earth Measure will do that in a magnificent way. You are invited to join us for the official public opening on Thursday, October [...]
Did you know that mud pies, straw forts, and climbing trees not only make kids healthier but also improve academic performance? Self-directed nature-based free play is essential to fostering creativity, imagination and innovation, yet these days, kids spend too much time indoors in front of a screen instead of playing outside. Bernheim Forest wants to [...]
Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 21. Take part in an insect safari, join the bug parade and even sample a chocolate-covered cricket at the Nitty Gritty Café. It’s all part of a day full of activities for children of all ages beginning at 10:00am through [...]
Friday, September the 13th was a lucky day for us. A staff work party resulted in a new prairie planting that will grow up around Matt Weirs’ EarthMeasure sculpture that will open in October. Here are several pictures of the team that got the job done under the direction of nursery manager Renee Hutchison.
On Saturday, September 7th Bernheim helped the Portland Plays group kickstart a new playground effort at the Peoples Garden in Portland. It was an amazing day of play and we can’t wait to be a part of the next playground building day. Supported in part through the Bernheim Children at Play Initiative the Portland Plays [...]