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Each Spring On Its Own Terms – Phenology Report

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Each year at this time, talk turns to the signs of spring.  Mostly our chatter is tinged with impatience, and rightly so.  We are tired of winter and ready for the weather to turn to warmer thoughts and longer days.  But let's put things into a bit of historical perspective; short term historical perspective.  Below are three photos. The first … [Read more]

When it’s cold outside, we’ve got the month of May…

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Things are really heating up in the greenhouses! We have left behind the subzero weather that just won't seem to break, and have moved on to thoughts of Spring. We operate several months ahead of schedule in the nursery, starting vegetables and herbs for the Edible Garden Grand Opening, which coincides with the Spring Plant Sale and BloomFest on … [Read more]

Visit Bernheim at the Louisville Home Garden and Remodeling Show

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Can't make it down to Bernheim this weekend.  You can still visit with the Bernheim team at the Louisville Home Garden and Remodeling Show at the Kentucky Expo Center February 28 and March 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 pm. and from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 2.  We have a booth set up where you can pick up a forest echo and a free … [Read more]

It’s Time for ECO Kids Discovery Day

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The first Saturday of the month is upon us.  Do you know what that means?  That's right.  Time for ECO Kids Discovery Day.  Each ECO Kids Discovery Day includes: Hands-on Discovery Stations, led by volunteer naturalists, at the Visitor Center from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. On Your Own Challenge, a self-guided adventure, available at the … [Read more]

Get Out and Hike Series: Introduction to Family Hiking

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April 12, 1:00 - 3:00 meet in the Visitor Center. Introduction to Hiking Hiking with your family can create meaningful memories that last a lifetime. This is especially true when hikes are fun and full of discoveries. Start your family hiking tradition on the right foot. Join Bernheim seasoned hikers and Volunteer Naturalists Larry Polley and … [Read more]

Volunteer Profile: Sandy Nafziger

Volunteer Profile - Sandy Nafziger

Meet Sandy Nafziger, one of Bernheim’s newest Naturalists in Training (NIT).  After signing up to work at BugFest in September, 2012, she was immediately inspired by Bernheim’s community of volunteer naturalists.  Since attending the NIT orientation in January, 2013, Sandy has been involved in countless events and programs. She is always … [Read more]