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Join us for BloomFest!

Do you have plans for the weekend? Why not join us at BloomFest, Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring! The costume parade, naturalist-led discovery stations, local artisans, and food vendors are just some of the many activities available for everyone to enjoy. New this year, we will be offering a Free Play Area, where kids and […]

2017 Artists in Residence Announced

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Bernheim Artist in Residence Program Fellowships, a central aspect of its Arts in Nature program. Although each artist is varied in their approach to their art making practice, all utilize an aspects of nature as a primary reference in their work. […]

Have You Made Your Spring Break Plans?

Looking for a great outdoor experience at no cost for the family this spring break? If so, you don’t want to miss Spring Break Adventure Week at Bernheim, April 3 – 7! Here is a reminder of all the great things that will be available: Discovery Stations Hands-on Discovery Stations, featuring a variety of plant, […]

Harper Bernheim Is Back!

We were thrilled, but not surprised, to find that Harper Bernheim, the Golden Eagle is back in his winter habitat in Bernheim Forest for the third consecutive year. Motion detecting cameras were able to photograph Harper and identify him by his leg band. It was early 2015 when we tagged Harper and tracked his migration […]

Double the Impact of Your Gift to Bernheim

  What a year 2016 turned out to be for Bernheim! In 2016, we had the highest attendance on record with over 250,000 guests visiting the forest and in April, over 1400 people helped us to break the world record for the most people hugging trees at the same time in the same place; Bernheim grew by […]

Bernheim Adds 162 Acres of Land

In case you missed it earlier this month,  162 additional acres of land are officially under Bernheim’s protection for conservation. The announcement came at a special celebration on Thursday, Dec. 8 with the family of the late Raymond Thurman, the long-time Bullitt County farmer and businessman, along with over 100 community members including Bernheim donors, […]

Celebrate #GivingTuesday at Bernheim

What if on #GivingTuesday you could give to one of your favorite non-profit organizations and give the gift of nature to a family member or friend? That’s what you can do today if you purchase a membership to Bernheim. But holiday shopping and giving back doesn’t have to end today.  Bernheim has a number of […]

Last Chance to Help Name Bernheim’s Bear! Polls Close at Midnight.

Have you heard? Two trail cameras caught images of a black bear on September 29, 2016. We are thrilled to be home to this magnificent animal – it’s a sign that Bernheim’s stewardship efforts throughout our 87 year history have established a healthy forest that creates a viable habitat for bears. Bears largely disappeared from […]