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A (not so) Small Milestone Atop a Big Hill

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 […]

Spring Break Adventure Week

In conjunction with Spring Break, Bernheim will offer a week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate the nature and wonder of Bernheim. Self-guided activities for exploring the arboretum and natural areas will also be available. Spring break activities are free and take place at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. Registration is not required for […]

Spring Break Adventure Week

In conjunction with Spring Break, Bernheim will offer a week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate the nature and wonder of Bernheim. Self-guided activities for exploring the arboretum and natural areas will also be available. Spring break activities are free and take place at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. Registration is not required for […]

Spring Break Adventure Week

In conjunction with Spring Break, Bernheim will offer a week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate the nature and wonder of Bernheim. Self-guided activities for exploring the arboretum and natural areas will also be available. Spring break activities are free and take place at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. Registration is not required for […]

Spring Break Adventure Week

In conjunction with Spring Break, Bernheim will offer a week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate the nature and wonder of Bernheim. Self-guided activities for exploring the arboretum and natural areas will also be available. Spring break activities are free and take place at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. Registration is not required for […]

Spring Break Adventure Week

In conjunction with Spring Break, Bernheim will offer a week of daily drop-in activities and guided programs to celebrate the nature and wonder of Bernheim. Self-guided activities for exploring the arboretum and natural areas will also be available. Spring break activities are free and take place at Bernheim’s Visitor Center. Registration is not required for […]

Celebrate Spring from the Top of Bernheim’s Historic Fire Tower

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 […]

Nature’s Notebook: Bernheim’s Historic Fire Tower, 88 Years of Service

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 […]