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Bernheim Conducts American Chestnut Tree Research

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Prior to the 1900s, the American chestnut tree once dominated over 200 million acres of the eastern hardwood forest from Maine to Georgia, and west to the Ohio River Valley. Researchers have estimated that 1 out of every 4 trees in the Appalachian Mountains was an American chestnut. The American chestnut lumber was highly prized for its … [Read more]

Celebrate with Your Valentine at Bernheim

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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

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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

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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]

The Bent Twig Trail: Snowy Woods

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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 tangle of vines, while it reveals shapes … [Read more]

Volunteer Naturalist Orientation Reschuduled

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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. … [Read more]