ECO Kids Discovery Day: Bird is the Word

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While some birds migrate, some call Kentucky home year-round. Kids and their families will have fun identifying these feathered residents 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 STATIONS, led by Volunteer Naturalists, from […]

First Sunday Nature Hike

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Join a Volunteer Naturalist for an engaging nature hike on the first Sunday of each month. Registration is not required. Just show up with your curiosity and comfortable walking shoes.  Hikes last approximately one hour. All ages welcome. No pets allowed. $10 per car donation recommended for non-members

ECO Kids Discovery Day: Seeing Green

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Look close and you will discover mosses, ferns, and lichens thriving in the winter landscape. Kids and their families will have fun finding these green gems 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 […]

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 […]

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