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Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make Bernheim your spring break destination! We’ve planned a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided nature hikes for children of all ages. Bernheim also offers on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for free play at our Children’s Play Garden – not to mention the fields, forests and creeks you are welcome […]

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O.W.L.S.: Pollination Strategies

O.W.L.S.: Pollination Strategies

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join host Volunteer Naturalist Corinne Mastey for this intriguing look into how flowers attract pollinators. You might be surprised to learn how tough and beguiling these delicate ladies of spring really are. Dress for time outdoors. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. on the day prior to start of program; call (502) 955-8512. The […]

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make Bernheim your spring break destination! We’ve planned a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided nature hikes for children of all ages. Bernheim also offers on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for free play at our Children’s Play Garden – not to mention the fields, forests and creeks you are welcome […]

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Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make Bernheim your spring break destination! We’ve planned a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided nature hikes for children of all ages. Bernheim also offers on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for free play at our Children’s Play Garden – not to mention the fields, forests and creeks you are welcome […]

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Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Make Bernheim your spring break destination! We’ve planned a special week of daily drop-in activities and guided nature hikes for children of all ages. Bernheim also offers on-your-own hiking, fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, and opportunities for free play at our Children’s Play Garden – not to mention the fields, forests and creeks you are welcome […]

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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Arbor Day Celebration

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Arbor Day Celebration

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Adopt a tree at the Research Center and follow today’s On Your Own Challenge to discover what your tree will look like when it grows up! Kids and families will have fun tree trekking, and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge: 9:00 a.m-5:00 p.m., Visitor Center […]

Adopt-A-Tree

Adopt-A-Tree

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Arbor Day and the love of trees with Bernheim! Join us Saturday or Sunday for our annual Arbor-Day-Adopt a Tree. Come out and choose a tree to plant in your landscape to enjoy for years to come. Speak with knowledgeable horticulturists about proper planting techniques and tree care. Help us to increase the canopy […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Little Green Thumbs

Pollywog Play Parties: Little Green Thumbs

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Gardens are special places that plants like flowers, fruits, and vegetables call home! Pollywogs will jump into gardening and plant life by digging in the dirt, planting seeds, making paper flowers, and much more. Space is limited. ECO Kids Pollywog Play Parties combine music, art, language, and outside play to encourage infants and children though the age […]

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Adopt-A-Tree

Adopt-A-Tree

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate Arbor Day and the love of trees with Bernheim! Join us today for our annual Arbor-Day-Adopt a Tree. Come out and choose a tree to plant in your landscape to enjoy for years to come. Speak with knowledgeable horticulturists about proper planting techniques and tree care. Help us to increase the canopy of our surrounding […]

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Birding for Beginners

Birding for Beginners

April 12 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Each Spring Bernheim is decked out in feathered finery. Join us for an immersion into the heart of spring as we investigate our feathered friends on this introductory birding hike.

Get Out and Hike: Bernheim Family Hiking Series

Get Out and Hike: Bernheim Family Hiking Series

April 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hiking with your family can create meaningful memories that last a lifetime. This is especially true when hikes are fun and full of discoveries. Start your family hiking tradition on the right foot. Join Bernheim seasoned hikers and  Volunteer Naturalists Larry Polley and Sandy Nafziger for the first in a series of hikes that illustrate […]

Honeybee Installation

Honeybee Installation

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us Saturday, April 12 at 1:00 p.m. at our Education Center for a honeybee installation! From the safety of our Wildlife Viewing Room, watch as the Bernheim Beekeepers welcome a package of 10,000 buzzing pollinators to their new home. Volunteer beekeepers Bernie Roach, Mac Howard, and Helen Fenske will demonstrate the installation process, explain […]

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Full “Frog” Moon Night Hike

Full “Frog” Moon Night Hike

April 15 @ 8:15 pm - 10:15 pm

Full “Frog” Moon Night Hike weaves together stories about night ecology, moon lore, history and the magic of nature at night. Night hikes keep to open trails and roads so that travel without flashlights is possible. Call (502) 955-8512 before 5:00 p.m. on the day of any program for last minute updates and changes due […]

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Volunteer Work Day – Invasive Species Removal

Volunteer Work Day – Invasive Species Removal

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Invasive Species are  not native plant species that grow rapidly and cause severe harm to Bernheim’s forest. We need help in keeping these pests at bay. On Wednesday, April 16, 9:00 a.m., we will meet at the Visitor Center and head into the forest to pull as many of these plants as possible. It’s a […]

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Wildflower Hike

Wildflower Hike

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Spring Wildflower Hike

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Eat-A-Weed Workshop

Eat-A-Weed Workshop

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Back by popular demand! Naturalist and wildfoods enthusiast Wren Smith leads this three-hour, hands-on workshop, exploring an unusual alternative to herbicides. Learn how to make jellies from dandelions, salads from weeds and a lot more!  Dress for the weather.

Wildflower Hike

Wildflower Hike

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

The warm days of spring herald the emergence of our wildflowers. Watch the forest floor come alive with color as this age old renewal signals the arrival of warmer weather. Learn about the life histories and folklore of wildflowers and how we manage for their continuance at Bernheim. Registration and payment are due by 4 p.m. […]

Froggy Night Adventure

Froggy Night Adventure

April 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

O Frog, O Toad – you make beautiful music! Join Volunteer Naturalist Joe Cichan (a.k.a. The Frogman of Bernheim) for an awesome evening of amphibian fun. Joe’s quiet enthusiasm for all things amphibian is matched by his extensive knowledge. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program;call (502) 955-8512. […]

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