February is National Bird Feeding Month! Pollywogs will celebrate our fine feathered friends by watching birds, building nature bird feeders, trying on a beak or two, getting to know and love some local favorites, and much more. Education Center Bernheim members $10 per child; non-members $15 per child No fee for children under 18 months, […]
While some birds migrate, some call Kentucky home year-round. Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents and then exploring Discovery Stations and the Hike of the Day during the afternoon. On Your Own Challenge 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Discovery Stations 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hike of the Day 2 […]
Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is home to all kinds of wildlife, including many hawks and owls. Even in their natural surroundings, these raptors sometimes become injured. Who you gonna call? RROKI! Last July, an injured Great Horned Owl was found at Bernheim near the silos by the Education Center. The bird was transferred to […]
The golden eagle known as Harper successfully completed his 1500 mile migration on Saturday, November 3, 2018. With spectacular accuracy he navigated across Fort Knox and flew directly to his preferred range in the Wilson Valley of Bernheim. It was amazing to watch his tracks move directly to his favorite locations from last winter in […]
Doug Proffitt reports on Harper the Golden Eagle’s winter migration from Canada toward Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, where he has stayed during winter since 2015.