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Lunch & Learn: Marvelous Monarch Migration

The monarch butterfly migration is one of the great pheromones of the natural world, capturing our attention and our hearts. Learn some of the trails and travails that monarchs face, and some of what you can do to help them on their long journey. Bernheim Lunch & Learn programs are designed for adults who enjoy […]

Lunch & Learn: Rock Run Ramble

There is no place at Bernheim you’d rather be on a July day than Rock Run Loop. Not only is Rock Run beautiful, but Volunteer Naturalist, Corinne Mastey always adds her special way of seeing and sharp interpretive skills to add extra delight to the adventure. Bernheim’s Lunch & Learn programs are designed for adults […]

Lunch & Learn: Heritage of Trees

Trees are a vital part of our heritage. They are also gifts that we plant for future generations.  Join Corrine for a stroll that will include portions of the Vanishing Acts exhibit for an engaging exploration of why trees matter and what you can do to protect this part of our green heritage. Bernheim Lunch […]

Lunch & Learn: Gardening for Butterflies with Trees, Shrubs & Flowers

When people think gardening for butterflies, colorful flowers rich in nectar or host plants for caterpillars (such as milkweed for the monarchs) often come to mind. But many species of butterflies also depend on trees and shrubs. Join Corinne to learn how you can garden and landscape to optimize the range of possible plantings to […]

Lunch & Learn: Early Blooming Wildflowers

Spring wildflowers don’t last long, and some can be observed by only those who get out in the woods early in the season. Corinne always knows where to look for these jewels of early spring. She also delights in sharing their stories and the natural processes that allow them to add their beauty to our […]

Monarch of the Skies

Monarch butterflies are more than lovely wings in the wind, they seem to carry our hopes and dreams and perhaps even our love of nature in their determined annual relay across the continent. Join Corinne to learn more about their life cycle, their journey, their needs, and factors that threaten their numbers; and ways that you help monarchs […]

Life in the Prairie

Bernheim’s Big Prairie is more than an unmowed field, it is a rich biological community and a haven for wildlife. Join Corinne for an investigation of some of the plants and animals that are a part of this diverse ecosystem. The first Wednesday of each month March through December, Bernheim offers a variety of hikes, actives and […]

Our Green Heritage

Wednesday, July 2 Plants are a living legacy to the way we treat the land, and the values we hold. They reflect the histories of people, travels, and travails. They reveal the changing landscape of our own lives. Plants are steeped in tradition, uses, and stories worth learning and passing on. The first Wednesday of […]