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Find Your Connection: Isaac’s Café Specials, February 1-5, 2016

February marks a progressive momentum of seasonal changes and provides a reminder that Spring is not far.  In ancient Celtic thought, trees offer magnificent wisdom and open up new branches of understanding about everything, including phases of the year. According to the ancient Druidic Ogham (Celtic meaning of trees), the ash tree is a transitional […]

Tundra Swans Spotted on Lake Nevin

Since early January, the large flocks of Canada geese on Lake Nevin have some new friends – tundra swans. Tundra swans breed in the remote arctic of North America. They are most common swans in North America, but are not commonly seen in Kentucky. They are rare site at Bernheim. They normally spend the winter on […]

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, […]

Isaac’s Café Specials, January 25-29, 2016: Make a Connection with Nature

CONNECTION: (n.) A relationship in which a person, thing, or idea is linked or associated with something else. Bernheim’s mission statement is “Connecting People with Nature”.  You may wonder how having lunch at Isaac’s Café can connect you with nature, but it’s really pretty simple.  What is the one thing you think about after a […]

Planning for the Future

Such a big part of any plant lover’s life is planning for the future. Many times, we plan for how we want our landscape to look in five, ten, and fifteen years. Sometimes, however, we are looking far beyond and planning for the future of generations to come. At Bernheim, little steps are made each […]

The Bent Twig Trail: Snowy Woods

Snow makes the woods more lovely. This week the Bent Twig Trail is touched by the extra blanket of loveliness. Certainly the snow added a cleanliness to the landscape. Piling on the the wooden bridges and draping the downed trees in light, the snow conceals the litter of leaves on the forest floor and the […]

Volunteer Naturalist Orientation Reschuduled

The Bernheim Volunteer Naturalists Orientation has been rescheduled for  Saturday, January 30,  1- 3 p.m. in the Education Center. Please rsvp at wren@bernheim.org if interested. Thank you! The general volunteer orientation has also been rescheduled to Saturday, January 30, 10 a.m. – noon.  RSVP to alandon@bernheim.org.

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 […]