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Bobcat tracks in the snow

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Winter is a great time for investigating wildlife. Snowfall allows for tracking of bobcats and coyotes, providing insight into their travels through the forest. We tracked this bobcat for over a mile as he crossed frozen streams, walked along logs, and rested under a fallen tree. The bobcat finally eluded our pursuit in a briar patch. … [Read more]

Celebrate with Your Valentine at Bernheim

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We might be a little biased, but we don't think there is a more romantic setting for Valentine's Day than dinner for two in our beautiful glassed-in Visitor Center at Bernheim. Naturalist, Don Spain will be on site with his telescope so you can take a look at the full moon, stars and Jupiter both evenings, if there is no cloud cover! Dinner is … [Read more]

Become a Wintertime Tree Detective!

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Winter is a great time to explore and identify trees at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. Without leaves, deciduous trees can be tough to identify. However, with a little detective work one can identify trees by bark, seed pods, shape, leftover fruit, twigs, or bud arrangements. Using field guides, taking photos, and researching the … [Read more]

February Pop-Up Adventure Playground Days – Feb.26 and 27

Wanna Play?  Then join us for one of these two opportunities: Led by Pop-Up Adventure Play and hosted by the Bernheim Children at Play Initiative POP-UP ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND DAY - Russell Lee Park - Louisville Wednesday, February 26th from 1:00-5:00 p.m. For families and children of all ages.  Children must be accompanied by an … [Read more]

Pop-Up Adventure Play Workshop – Feb. 26th 6:00-8:30 p.m.

The Amazing Benefits of Play A workshop for teachers, childcare professionals, parents and anyone with a stake in exploring the value of play in the development of children. Led by Pop-Up Adventure Play and hosted by Bernheim's Children at Play Initiative and West End School Wednesday, February 26th from 6:00-8:30 p.m. At the West End … [Read more]

Hot Soup at Bernheim!

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Stop by and enjoy a bowl of homemade soup on a chilly day. Open daily 11~4. … [Read more]