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Garden Harvest Feast — Reserve Your Spot Now

Chef Williams

The slow food movement, going green, and the desire for healthier produce have revived interest in growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Bernheim’s new Edible Garden is now replete with fresh food and provides the perfect setting for a Garden Harvest Feast. We invite you to join local chef, Mark Williams of … [Read more]

Bernheim Hosts Artist in Residence, Firat Erdim

Firat and Olivia Stop by to Meet the Bernheim Staff

  Bernheim is buzzing with artists this summer including Artist in Residence,  Firat Erdim, who is making his first of two visits.  His wife, Olivia Valentine, who is also an artist, is joining him. Firat is studying the original Olmsted plan for Bernheim and intends to create a piece related to it.   Born in Turkey, Firat resides in … [Read more]

Bernheim Honors Its Volunteers

2014 Volunteer Century Club

On Saturday, August 2, 2014, Bernheim held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic. This annual event is a small way for us to thank the 150+ volunteers for all of their hard work.  Each department honored an outstanding volunteer and 38 volunteers were recognized for having served 100+ hours since summer, 2013 (a 9 volunteer increase). Read more … [Read more]

Central Kentucky Knap-In & Lithic Art Show at Bernheim

Knap In

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show at Bernheim. The popular event showcases the prehistoric art of flint knapping which people in ancient times used to make their tools and weapons. The show, which runs July 18-20 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, attracts hundreds of visitors from Kentucky and … [Read more]

Research Blog Series: Monitoring Bat Populations

bat blog pic

The following was written by Grace Nafziger, Natural Areas Intern Kentucky is the home to 15 different bat species, eight of which can be found at Bernheim. Using a bat meter is a non-invasive way of sampling and identifying bat species by recording an identifying the different sounds that each species makes. Bernheim is currently using the bat … [Read more]

The Bernheim Firetower Open tomorrow (Saturday)

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 The Bernheim Fire tower will be opened tomorrow from 1:00 - 4:00. You can enjoy the Firetower most Saturday afternoons from now until November (weather permitting),  as long as we have a  volunteer Fire Tower Guide available. If you'd like to be trained as a Fire Tower Guide so that the firetower is accessible more often, contact Wren Smith for … [Read more]