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#10WaysTuesday: Air

Air - All 10

We all want to be good environmental stewards and treat our environment with care, but we may not know the best ways to do so. That's where #10WaysTuesday comes in. Throughout the last ten weeks, Bernheim's social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram - @bernheimforest) has featured a way to help the air, from riding public transportation to … [Read more]

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

White ash

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 … [Read more]

Tundra Swans Spotted on Lake Nevin

Tundra Swans Float on Lake Nevin at Bernheim

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 the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of … [Read more]

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, the … [Read more]

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

1-25-16 Special

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 brisk hike in … [Read more]

Planning for the Future

Asclepias tuberosa

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 day to add color to the big picture of preserving … [Read more]