Editorial: Land acquisition adds to legacy Isaac Bernheim left behind

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By The Kentucky Standard Editorial Board

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is now 984 acres larger with the purchase of a parcel of land on the north side of Ky. 245, north of the Jim Beam Distillery property.

Including this addition, made possible by using $1.4 million financed through a partnership with Bernheim and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service of Kentucky, the forest now contains 15,625 acres. This addition represents the largest single expansion since Isaac Bernheim’s original purchase of property in 1928.

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