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Recycle Your Christmas Tree at Bernheim

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When your holiday tree has given you the best of its seasonal cheer, extend its life by sharing it with Bernheim. We will turn it into mulch that will be used in the arboretum. The collection point is at the turnaround on the left at the front gate.

Last Weekend to Shop for the Holidays

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While Mother Nature and the unsafe road conditions forced us cancel our annual Holiday Open House earlier this month, there is still time to shop at the Bernheim Visitor Center gift shop for lots of great nature related toys, books, home décor and apparel for adults and children.  You can also find handmade jewelry and […]

Winter’s Decoration: The American Holly

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The American holly (Ilex opaca) is among the most recognizable plants in holiday decoration and imagery. Lore surrounding the species has played an important part in its popularity for centuries: promoting wealth, tranquility, and foresight.  Civilizations throughout history have used floral arrangements to convey their messages and commonly contained sprigs of colorful holly.  This tradition […]

Give the Gift of Membership

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If you’re looking for a unique gift for the holidays, why not give the gift of Bernheim membership?  Family memberships are just $50 and an individual membership is $35.  Where else can $50 give a family unlimited access to 40 miles of hiking trails, discounted nature programs, public art and a place where you can […]

Holiday Open House and More this Saturday (Dec 7)

This weekend is overflowing with wonderful programs and great chances to shop for the holidays.  Join us for Bernheim’s Holiday Open House from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7.  The Open House is a great way to buy local for the holidays.  It will feature local artists, local foods, nature related toys, books, […]

Hundreds of Acres Still Available to Explore During Wildlife Management at Bernheim

All visitors are reminded that from November 9 – 17 selected Bernheim trails will be closed for wildlife management, including all trails on Forest Hill Drive and the Millennium Trail.  There are still hundreds of acres for people to hike, bike and have fun outside during this eight day period.   We’d especially recommend enjoying our prized Holly […]

Rain brings out the color!

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It has been several beautiful days for ducks, but now that the sun is shining, so are the trees. Bring out yourself, your camera, a picnic and enjoy the color.

Certified Interpretive Guide training rescheduled for March 7- 10, 2014

If you would like to become a Certified Interpretive Guide,  we have rescheduled our next CIG training at Bernheim, from March 7 – 10.