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BugFest and Fall Plant Sale

Boy and Bug Stare Down

Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale this Saturday (September 20). Children can dance the buggy boogie, go on an insect safari, taste a chocolate-covered cricket and make a new six or eight-legged friend of their own. They can even don a bug costume and join in the Parade of Bugs. BugFest and the Fall Plant Sale run … [Read more]

Research Blog Series: Mass Crop Survey

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The following was written by Grace Nafziger, Natural Areas Intern It’s that time of year again for Bernheim’s Mass Crop Survey.  The Mass Crop Survey is a great way for Bernheim to monitor the trees in the forest that create “crops” and therefore estimate the overall health of the wildlife and plants that make up the forest ecosystem.  The group … [Read more]

Bask in the Fall Landscape while Volunteering at Bernheim

You already know Bernheim is a beautiful place to connect with nature, but did you know that you can help preserve our landscape for future generations while soaking up the sun and playing in the dirt? Volunteers are a vital part of helping us to fulfill our mission of connecting people with nature. As the air turns crisp and leaves start to fall, … [Read more]

CONNECT Cancellation

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Mother Nature lit up the night sky with lightening and provided a thunderous musical performance last Saturday evening, August 23, 2014. This was not the lineup we had scheduled for CONNECT at Bernheim. This, coupled with the heavy rain created unsafe conditions that forced the cancellation of CONNECT. If you journeyed to Bernheim for this … [Read more]

Research Blog Series: Bobwhite Quail Population Grows

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The following was written by Grace Nafziger, Natural Areas Intern Six years ago, Ronnie Moore started Bernheim’s Bobwhite Quail release project.  Today, Bernheim’s Bobwhite Quial population is growing! The quail began to disappear from areas in Kentucky due to habitat loss but Bernheim is able to provide the open field habitats that quail need … [Read more]

Appalatin Performing at CONNECT at Bernheim with Special Guest

Ben Sollee

CONNECT at Bernheim gets even better this year! Not only do we have Bonnie "Prince" Billy  as our headliner, Appalatin has just announced that they will have a special guest performing with them as well - none other than Kentucky's own Ben Sollee. On August 23rd, 2014, CONNECT at Bernheim, a four hour collision of art, music, science and nature … [Read more]