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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

bobcat tracks

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!

Ulmus parviflora Lacebark Elm

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]