SONICBernheim – Frost Moon

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SONICBernheim is a site-specific lecture/performance series exploring the relationships between sound, music, and nature. For the second SONICBernheim experience of 2017 we will be joined by soundwalk artist and researcher Andra McCartney of Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec) along with Wu Fei (Nashville, TN) and Connor Waldman (Louisville, KY). Participants will be guided to different outdoor […]

Quarter Moon Hike

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Quarter Moon Hikes include a trek through Bernheim’s holly collection, around Cedar and Holly Ponds to the Earth Measure sculpture, and into the Big Prairie. Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12

RESCHEDULED The Fight Foundation 5K

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Race has been moved from Saturday, March 24 to Sunday, March 25 due to expected inclement weather. Join us for the 1st Annual FIGHT FOUNDATION 5K! Whether you plan to walk, run, or just have fun, people of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to join us! Bring your children, bring your family, bring your […]

Backyard Birding: Birding Beyond Binoculars

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Bernheim Backyard Birding is a family-friendly opportunity to learn more about our fine, feathered friends. For this program, we’ll practice our birding skills without binoculars! With a focus on bird language and behavior that can be observed with the naked eye, Bernheim educators will lead a short walk through the arboretum. Bernheim Members: $5; Non-Members […]

Birding At Bernheim: Exploring Habitats

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Join Volunteer Naturalists Jim and Karen Scout to explore bird habitats at Bernheim, including grasslands, wetlands, and the forest. During this driving tour, with frequent stops, participants will learn why birds choose certain habitats. Bring your own binoculars or borrow ours. Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12 Ages 12 and up. Registration and payment are due […]

Quarter Moon Hike

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Quarter Moon Hikes include a trek through Bernheim’s holly collection, around Cedar and Holly Ponds to the Earth Measure sculpture, and into the Big Prairie. Bernheim Members $10; Non-Members $12 Ages 8 and up. No pets allowed. Registration and payment are due by 4 P.M. on the day prior to start of program: Call (502) […]

Preparing for Purple Martins

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Join Volunteer Naturalists and bird-enthusiasts, Jim and Karen Scout, as they prepare Bernheim for the arrival of Purple Martins. Visitors are invited to help while learning about these magnificent migratory birds. No registration is required, just show up and watch the magic happen. The volunteers will be at the Education Center colony (down the hill […]

SOLD OUT Laser Guided Star Tour: Explore the Heavens

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Enjoy an evening stroll around Lake Nevin with “Star Captains” Bill Napper and Don Spain. These Volunteer Naturalists will use a laser pointer to help you experience the celestial happenings in the night sky. Bernheim members $10; non-members $12 Registration and payment due by 4 p.m. day prior to the start of program by calling […]

SOLD OUT Perseid Meteor Shower Watch

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Experience the Perseid Meteor Shower, set against the twinkling darkness of Bernheim. Join Volunteer Naturalists to observe the night sky, investigate meteors, and unearth tales of historical meteor showers that coincided with unusual events. Telescopes are not needed for viewing, but binoculars are recommended. Telescopes will not be provided due to COVID restrictions. Bring a […]

SOLD OUT Creatures of the Night: Owl Prowl

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Photo by Kelly Vowels Summer is an opera, complete with throaty vocals, high pitched vibratos, and an expert cast of creatures, each playing its part in this ancient drama. Journey with Bill Napper and fellow Volunteer Naturalists on a tour into sections of Bernheim where crepuscular and nocturnal creatures are most active. Program includes a […]