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Tales from the Bent Twig Trail: Admiring a Red Beauty

red maple tree

  The trees on the Bent Twig Trail are wearing their autumn finery, and none were more striking on today’s walk than this lovely red maple, Acer rubrum, visible along the edge of the trail near our “Art Barn”. Red maples have a reputation for being prolific. Perhaps this is in part because they produce and abundance […]

Fall Color Report – October 14, 2015

October 8, 2010

Pictured above: sugar maple – Acer saccharumlo  (location: just past front entrance kiosk to right as you are headed into Bernheim) Color will begin to increase quickly after the expected frost this week. Interior forests are still largely green, while lowlands and edges are well into change (the Sugar Maple above is on the forest […]

Wild Edibles of Autumn Workshop

Connect with nature in every bite: Join Bernheim’s Wren Smith for a true taste of the gifts of autumn and winter. Wren will share her wild foods expertise (over 25 years) and teach you how to safely gather and prepare foods directly from nature. You will be surprised at the abundant and and tasty harvest that grows […]

O.W.L.S.: Autumn Trees from the Top Down

Trees provide wildlife with food, shelter and more. Understanding the vital link between trees and wildlife helps us to experience more fully nature’s important cycles and relationships. Join Corinne Mastey and explore trees from the vantage point of many wildlife species. Be prepared for a gentle hike. Dress for the weather. Registration and payment are […]