For the past two years, I have been privileged to be a frequent guide for visitors to the Bernheim fire tower. It is a role that I requested soon after I started my training in Bernheim’s famed Volunteer Naturalist program. I was fortunate to have been selected and have enjoyed every one of what is […]
I spend nearly every weekend (and more than a few weekdays) in Bernheim’s historic fire tower. This tower has a long and important history that I enjoy sharing with our visitors. The initial land purchase for Bernheim Forest was made by Isaac W. Bernheim in 1928. This was the first step in fulfilling an idea […]
We are all enjoying the wonderful spring weather and many of us are spending more time outside and enjoying the wonders of Bernheim. We are pleased to expand the hours the Fire Tower will be open to our visitors. Effective this Saturday, April 1, we will have the tower open from 11 a.m. – 4 […]
Two years ago, soon after signing on to be a volunteer at Bernheim, I requested to serve as a regular guide at the Bernheim Fire Tower. I had several reasons for the request. One was that it sounded like fun (it is). Another was I believed that, if the tower was open on a regular […]
Experience fall’s beauty from atop Bernheim’s historical fire tower. Volunteer naturalist, Ken Johnson will be there to guide you to one of the best views of fall foliage in the state.