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Family Fishing Days

In the spirit of the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Free Fishing Days, Bernheim’s Mac’s Lake and Lake Nevin are open for fishing. Access to Mac’s Lake is along the Nursery Loop across from Cedar and Holly Ponds, which are closed for fishing this year. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Bring a picnic […]

Family Fishing Days

In the spirit of the KY Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Free Fishing Days, Bernheim’s Mac’s Lake and Lake Nevin are open for fishing. Access to Mac’s Lake is along the Nursery Loop across from Cedar and Holly Ponds, which are closed for fishing this year. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Bring a picnic […]

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 […]

Pollywog Play Parties: Our Friendly Trees

Trees provide air for people, homes for animals, and many other wonderful gifts.  Pollywogs will discover the friendly nature of trees through bark rubbings, needle painting, wood building, and much more. Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children under the age of 5 to connect with nature. Each play party includes a […]

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 […]

Pollywog Play Parties: On the Wing

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 Pollywog Play Parties offer a unique learning experience for children under the age of 5 to connect with […]

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 […]