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O.W.L.S.: Hidden in the Hollies, Legend, Lore and More

Bernheim’s Hubbuch Holly Collection is one of the world’s largest American holly collections. Explore this regional gem with Volunteer Naturalist Corinne Mastey. Amidst the beauty, Corinne will reveal some of the delightful legends, lore and a whole lot more, hidden among the Bernheim hollies. Dress for the weather and be prepared for off-trail walking. Registration and payment […]

O.W.L.S.: The Magruder Cemetery

Bernheim is not only a place of beauty, but also a place that has a fascinating and rich history. Take a journey with Certified Interpretive Guide Corinne Mastey to unlock secret lives from the past hidden in the home sites, silos and graveyards you will discover at Bernheim. Dress for the outdoors and prepare for […]

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 […]

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 […]