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ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Lookout

Be on the lookout for the signs of spring as nature awakens all around us.  Kids and their families will have fun investigating springtime clues, and then 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 Day: Cool Conifers

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 then 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 Day: Seeing Green

Look Closely 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 then 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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Bird is the Word

Wile 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. The E-C-O stands for Every Child Outside, and that’s exactly where kids can be found during ECO Kids Discovery Days! Discovery […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Fossil Fun

Observe fossils and unlock the secrets of ancient life at Bernheim.  Kids and their families will have fun investigating fossils and then 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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Days: Looking at Leaves

Identify trees by their leaves, using the On Your Own Challenge page to recognize leaf form, arrangement, and shape. 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. […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Tree Hugging

Hug a tree and get to know it better, using the On Your Own Challenge as a guide for discovering the true value of trees. 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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: BloomFest

Join in Bernheim’s annual celebration of spring will also include local artisans, food vendors, a farmers market, musical entertainment, a series of short garden lectures, and tons of great activities for children including arts, crafts, garden faerie house construction and naturalist-led discovery stations. The day also includes the annual Spring Plant Sale.  The annual Spring Plant […]