November 9, 2012 - 12:38pm
Visit Bernheim Forest this fall for daytime play or nighttime star watches and h
Bernheim's amazing tree sculpture by Patrick Dougherty rivals any playground and check out upcoming night hikes and night sky watches this fall.
When it's warm and sunny outside, opportunities abound for fun activities with your family. Once the chill sets in, however, planning weekend jaunts becomes a little harder. Earlier this week when my kids were out of school, we drove south down I-65 to one the area's best destinations:...
August 31, 2012 - 10:30am
Tonight: a screening of environmental documentary 'Green Fire' at Bernheim Fores
Come to the forest to see this documentary about environmental superstar Aldo Leopold.
Remember that Intel commercial from a few years ago? It featured gobs of adoring tech people slobbering over a tiny computer chip and high-fiving the innovator who created such a fantastic piece of technology, and the punchline was “Our rock stars are different from your rock stars.” It...
April 24, 2012 - 3:35pm
Patrick Dougherty at Bernheim Forest
Artist Patrick Dougherty brings his whimsical and astounding “stickwork” to Bernheim Forest.
The first thing I see when I go to visit with artist Patrick Dougherty is his full head of white hair. It’s an illuminating color that stands out among the backdrop of the earthy browns and springtime greens of Bernheim Forest. Dougherty is busy grabbing sticks, checking the structure of his...
March 12, 2012 - 1:00pm
The days are getting longer, but Bernheim Forest encourages you to stay up past your later bedtime for its monthly "Sky Watch Nights," which offer something for star-gazers of all ages.
As spring quickly approaches, the earth has begun to warm, the animals are emerging from their winter sleep, and the woods are once again bursting forth with beautiful blooms and emerald green leaves. With such abundant beauty to be seen during the lengthening days, one forgets that Bernheim ...
February 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
Shake off that cabin fever, say "goodbye" to those winter blues, and head out to the Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest this coming month, where family programs will be running every Saturday for nature-lovers of all ages.
After our infamously mild winter, it's hard to believe that a season change is almost upon us, but it's true: spring is just around the corner! Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest has planned a host of fascinating programs for families and children to celebrate this time of year and the...