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A Morning at the Quail Barn

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As some may know, Bernheim is working on a quail restoration project to reintroduce quail into natural areas of Kentucky. Although quail are not officially considered threatened or endangered, the population of this bird has rapidly declined in the area due to destruction of its natural habitat. For the past 5 years, Ronnie Moore, Natural Areas Manager […]

Revitalization of the Aquarium and Terrarium (Part 1)

A glimpse into the revitalization process of the terrarium

  If you visited Bernheim in the past, you might have experienced the excitement of the aquarium and terrarium located inside the Visitors Center. Before starting as an education intern, I visited Bernheim often and always looked forward to watching the fish swim around in the aquarium and the toad hop about in the terrarium. The […]

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 […]

Froggy Night Adventure

O Frog, O Toad – you make beautiful music! Join Volunteer Naturalist Joe Cichan (a.k.a. The Frogman of Bernheim) for an awesome evening of amphibian fun. Joe’s quiet enthusiasm for all things amphibian is matched by his extensive knowledge. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes. Registration required by 4 p.m. day prior to program;call (502) 955-8512. […]

Join Us for Spring Break Adventure Week

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From Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4, children of all ages can celebrate Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim by participating in FREE daily drop-in activities at our Visitor Center: Discovery Stations: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Hands-on Discovery Stations, featuring a variety of nature, science, art, and play activities, will be set up daily at […]