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Event Series The Bees and the Birds

The Bees and the Birds

Education Center

Enjoy uninterrupted views of avian wonders and buzzing pollinators from our wildlife viewing room in the company of Bernheim’s naturalists! Whether you are a seasoned explorer, beginning novice or just […]

Wildflower Stroll: The Business of Blooming

Visitor Center

A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to watch their transition from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll offers engaging stories that focus on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, uses, and history. Wildflowers are shrewd in the business of blooming. Learn some of their fascinating strategies for seeding their next generation. Program […]

Trail Discovery Hike: Millennium Trail North Section

Education Center

Our amazing Volunteer Naturalists are ready to help you explore miles of Bernheim hiking trails and special areas. These longer guided hikes will introduce you to our wild and wondrous world and its hidden treasures. Although the time frame for each hike varies, your guides will help you find yourself in the forest at a […]

Storytime Saturday

Edible Garden

Join your Bernheim pals in the Edible Garden for a morning of read-alouds, crafts, and garden exploration! These Storytimes will take place on the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am. This is a FREE program, but registration is encouraged.

Event Series ECO Kids Discovery Days

ECO Kids Discovery Days

Visitor Center

ECO Kids Discovery Days are offered every first and third Saturday of the month (weather permitting). E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, which is the best way for children of all ages to connect with the natural world. ECO Kids Discovery Days may include: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 […]

Wildflower Stroll: Mid-Season Woodland Beauties

Meet at Visitor Center

A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to watch their transition from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll offers engaging stories that focus on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, uses, and history. Don’t overlook these mid-season bloomers—they could easily become your new favorites! Bernheim members $10; Non–members $15 Registration required by 4 […]

Full “Frog” Moon Hike

Garden Pavilion

Celebrate the night! Join Bernheim’s nocturnal naturalists for adventures from the dark side. We’ll take the time to marvel at the moon, ponder distant planets, and explore the mysteries beneath our feet on our portion of planet Earth. Spring nights provide glorious layers of sounds and stirrings of creatures large and small. Full Moon Hikes […]

Creatures of the Night: Wonders of Whip-poor-wills

Meet at Garden Pavilion

Spring is an opera, complete with throaty vocals, high-pitched vibratos, and an expert cast of creatures, each playing its part in this ancient drama. While each Creatures of the Night program focuses on specific creatures such as whip-poor-wills, frogs, or fireflies, plan to delight in the sights and sounds of many creatures as the wild […]

Wildflower Stroll: Wildflower Wisdom & Folklore

Meet at Visitor Center

A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to watch their transition from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll offers engaging stories that focus on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, uses, and history. The stories hidden in wildflowers can illuminate history, mystery, ecological, and mythology. Join us to learn more. Bernheim members $10; […]

Event Series Forest Homeschool Hike

Forest Homeschool Hike

Meet at Silo Stage

Bernheim’s popular homeschool hikes are ready to help you and your young ones celebrate spring! Each month’s Forest Homeschool Hike includes a short lesson followed by a hike that brings the lesson to life. This school year, we’ll be offering opportunities for families of K-5 students and co-ops to join Bernheim educators for an afternoon […]

Event Series ECO Kids Discovery Days

ECO Kids Discovery Days

Visitor Center

ECO Kids Discovery Days are offered every first and third Saturday of the month (weather permitting). E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, which is the best way for children of all ages to connect with the natural world. ECO Kids Discovery Days may include: HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 […]