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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]

Bernheim Valentine Dinner is a Go!

The Valentine Dinner at Bernheim for Friday, February 14 and Saturday, February 15 begins at 7:00 p.m.  Both evenings will continue as planned.  If you cannot attend the event, payment is non-refundable. In the event that Bernheim cancels the event, you will receive a full refund.  We do not anticipate canceling either night of this event.  … [Read more]

2014-2015 Bernheim Artists in Residence Program Update

The deadline for the next Artist in Residence program closed January 31st and we are thrilled with the overall number, diversity of media and geographic range of this year’s pool of applicants. We received over 60 applications from twenty states and twelve countries including Germany, Japan, Austria, Canada, Korea, Wales, Serbia, England, France, … [Read more]

SURPRISE YOUR SWEETHEART!

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If you are still looking for that Valentine’s Day gift, we have the perfect idea for you – a romantic candlelight dinner for two in the forest among the stars. Bernheim’s beautiful glass Visitor Center is the perfect gateway into the enchantment of the woods at night. Your dinner includes cuisine impeccably presented by Jarfi’s … [Read more]

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]