Eagle Week: Golden Eagle Lecture

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Join us at the Bernheim Visitor Center for a presentation on all things golden eagle. We will discuss Bernheim’s past five years of golden eagle research including a complete year of tracking the pair, Harper and Athena. We will discuss information learned from their migrations, their winter range, and activity last summer in Canada.  Topics […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Cool Conifers

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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. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Spring Lookout – On Your Own Challenge Only

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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. ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Please pick up […]

Facebook Live: Nature Concert with Mr. Dan

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Looking for something fun to do with your family while you're socially distancing? Join Mr. Dan on Facebook Live for a nature song extravaganza! Sing, dance, and rock out to songs that celebrate the plants and animals of Bernheim. This family concert is appropriate for all ages and can be done inside your living room […]

CANCELED: Fe Fi Fo Fun Fest & Spring Plant Sale

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19. IT WILL NOT BE RESCHEDULED. WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT ONE OF OUR FALL FESTIVALS OR AT FE FI FO FUNFEST 2021. Step into the world of Forest Giants and woodland faeries from on Saturday, May 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fe Fi Fo […]

CANCELED: ECO Kids Discovery Days: Looking at Leaves

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Identify trees by their leaves, using the On Your Own Challenge page to recognize leaf form, arrangement, and shape. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim guide, starts at 2 p.m. and runs 45 – 60 minutes ON YOUR OWN CHALLENGE, a self-guided adventure, available […]

CANCELED: ECO Kids Discovery Day: Tiny Universe

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Photo credit: Missouri Department of Conservation, Jim Rathert Did you know that there is a whole universe under your feet? Today, we’re going to take a close look at the tiny universes that surrounds us every day. HANDS-ON DISCOVERY STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from 1 – 4 p.m. HIKE OF THE DAY, led by a Bernheim […]

CANCELED: Bugfest & Fall Plant Sale

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Bernheim will be abuzz with all sorts of fun as we explore insects and their relatives. Join in the Parade of Bugs, have fun on an Insect Safari, dare to Eat-A-Bug! and much more! You can also pick out the perfect plants for your home garden at the FALL PLANT SALE. Bernheim Select™ trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials […]

CANCELED: ColorFest

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Celebrate the fall season at ColorFest – a family favorite! Visitors can slingshot pumpkins, navigate the hay maze, make mud pies, and enjoy a hayride in the splendor of Bernheim’s colorful fall landscape. Other highlights include live music, hands-on nature activities, unique local foods, Kentucky arts and craft vendors, and more. Pumpkin Launch, Hay Maze […]

Arbor Day Adopt a Tree

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Come celebrate Kentucky’s Arbor Day! Bernheim will have 1,000 tree saplings from 10 different species to give away. Members from our Horticulture Department, along with knowledgeable volunteers will be on hand to discuss all things tree related as we celebrate Arbor Day. Look forward to seeing you there! All trees will be sapling-whip (species dependent). […]