Volunteer Naturalist Orientation

Education Center

If you love learning about the natural world and are passionate about connecting people with nature, this training is for you. Contact Wren Smith to learn more about this award-winning program. FREE Registration is required by contacting Wren Smith, (502) 955-8512, ext. 227 or wren@bernheim.org.

NAI Certified Interpretive Guide Training

Education Center

Wren Smith leads a lesson for interpreters for the CiG Certification outside the Education Center in the gardens near the Silos. This certification program is led by Bernheim’s award-winning Interpretive Programs Manager Wren Smith. The National Association for Interpretation CIG training will help you find new ways to inspire others to care for and connect […]

Wildflower Walk: Wildflowers of Rock Run

Visitor Center

Why not welcome spring by greeting her ephemeral woodland wildflowers? Some of these lovelies are only visible for a short period of time, so don’t dally or you’ll miss them! Guided by Interpretive Programs Manager Wren Smith, participants will learn how to identify wildflowers and will be delighted by her stories that combine plant science […]

Wildflower Walk: The Business of Blooming

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A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to follow their progression from bud to blossom over several weeks. Join us for the second stroll of the series that provides engaging stories on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, and history. Bernheim members $10; non-members $12 Registration and payment are due by 4 P.M. on the […]

Wildflower Walks: Late Spring Wildflowers

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A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to follow their progression from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll provides engaging stories on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, and history. Bernheim members $10; non-members $12 Registration and payment are due by 4 P.M. on the day prior to start of program. Call (502) […]

Soft Walking

Visitor Center

Join Interpretive Programs Manager Wren Smith for a reflective and sensory-rich experience. Early in her naturalist career, Wren’s unique Soft Walk was her most requested program. With rising interest in “forest bathing” and other attentive opportunities, the time is right to offer it again. The program is ideal for adults who lead nature hikes, or […]

Four Seasons of Wild Edible Plants

Education Center

Wild plant foods can be found and harvested in every season. Join Interpretive Programs Manager Wren Smith for an opportunity to investigate four seasons of wild edible plants. The workshop includes an indoor presentation, foraging expedition, recipes and few samples from each season. Wren is a wild food enthusiast with over 30 years of leading […]

Winter Tree Identification

Education Center

Join Wren Smith, Bernheim’s Interpretive Programs Manager for an introduction into the art and science of identifying and appreciating trees in winter.  While we will start out by exploring basic terms and simple clues inside the Education Center Classroom, we’ll venture outside and use a simple winter tree key to unlock some forest secrets. Be […]

Volunteer Naturalist Orientation

Education Center

If you love learning about the natural world and are passionate about connecting people with nature, this training is for you. Contact Wren Smith to learn more about this award-winning program. FREE Registration is required by contacting Wren Smith, (502) 215-7134 or wren@bernheim.org.

Wildflower Walk

Meet at Visitor Center

A great way to learn about spring wildflowers is to follow their progression from bud to blossom over several weeks. Each stroll provides engaging stories on wildflower adaptation, ecology, folklore, and history. Bernheim members $10; non-members $12 Registration and payment are due by 4 P.M. on the day prior to start of program. Call (502) […]

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