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December 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Hot Chocolate Hike

December 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate the first day of winter with a warm cup of hot chocolate! Earn a free cup by completing the On Your Own Challenge and then turning in your worksheet at Isaac’s Café. During the afternoon, have fun exploring hands-on Discovery Stations and the guided hike.    Today’s Discovery Day includes: On Your Own Challenge, available in the Visitor Center from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Discovery Stations are at the Visitor Center from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Hike of the Day led by a Bernheim guide,…

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January 2015
FREE event; Non-Members $5 environmental impact fee at gate.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Naked Trees

January 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Without leaves, tree branches, bark, and buds are exposed and ready for observation! Kids and their families will have fun comparing tree structures and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. To connect children and their families with nature,…

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FREE with admission to Bernheim, Non-Member $5 environmental impact fee per car

Rock Swap and Lithic Art Show

January 17, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Interact with rock enthusiasts and artisans from the region as they demonstrate the process of flint knapping. This lost art was practiced by people in ancient times to make tools and weapons. Modern replicas and pre-historic artifacts will be on display for sale or trade, as well as other primitive arts and crafts.

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February 2015
FREE event; Non-Members $5 environmental impact fee at gate.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Bird is the Word

February 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

While some birds migrate, others call Kentucky home year-round! Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. To connect children and their families with nature, each ECO Kids…

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FREE event; Non-Members $5 environmental impact fee at gate pr car.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Seeing Green

February 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Look close and you will discover mosses, ferns, and lichens thriving in the winter landscape! Kids and their families will have fun finding these green gems and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. To connect children and their…

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March 2015
 FREE event; Non-Members $5 environmental impact fee per car at gate.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Cool Conifers

March 7, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Conifers, special cone-bearing trees with needle and scale-like leaves, can be found throughout the arboretum! Kids and their families will have fun locating these trees and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. To connect children and their families…

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FREE event; Non-Members $5 environmental impact fee at gate per car.

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Spring Lookout

March 21, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Be on the lookout for the signs of spring as nature awakens around us! Kids and their families will have fun investigating springtime clues, and exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery Days take place the first and third Saturday of each month at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. To connect children and their families with…

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