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As you enter Bernheim's main entrance, you may notice some construction happening on the right. On October 22, we began state-mandated work on our Lake Nevin dam and spillway. What are we building? In compliance with state regulations, this spillway will be a high-hazard dam, and will be able to … Read More »
Source: WFPL, By Ryan Van Velzer A green darner dragonfly buzzes over the waters emanating from the base of the knobs in the Cedar Grove wildlife corridor. Above the spring, a millipede trudges over a mossy log teeming with mushrooms. A few feet away, in the loamy soil of the hillside, … Read More »
DONATE TODAY to the Big Forests Need Big Heroes Campaign. Every year in Kentucky, we lose 50,000 acres of land to development. It is estimated that there are over 3 million trees throughout Bernheim’s 15,625 acres, all of which are protected from development. These trees act as powerful lungs … Read More »
CLERMONT, Ky (May 27, 2022) – Growing up in Kentucky or most anywhere in the middle to southeastern U.S., watching, catching, and releasing fireflies on warm summer nights is very likely a childhood memory. Children and adults alike are spellbound by their mysterious light flashing and hovering as … Read More »
On the first Wednesday in May, Bernheim launched a new early morning guided hike. We started the stroll at 7:30 a.m., which is already mid-morning for early, so really not all that early. I had never been in Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest at that hour. I have to say, it was just as … Read More »
We are pleased to announce the opening of the Meditation Trail, which invites visitors to commune with nature in their own personal way. The Meditation Trail was created in honor and memory of Lily Banerjee, whose family chose to honor her with a donation to Bernheim for the installation of this … Read More »
Invest in the environment…and connect with nature. Bernheim members receive our beautiful, full-color newsletter the forest echo at their home quarterly and our monthly e-Newsletter. Members also receive a 10% discount at these nurseries. Find out more.