September 9: Best & Howell Art Reception 2-4pm
Join us for an artist reception in the gallery and browse the work of dozens of Baltimore Woods member artists. Admission and parking are free. The exhibit will run September 8 – October 28.
September 14: A Walk with Whitney 10-11:30am
Join Executive Director Whitney Lash-Marshall for a listening session and walk to enjoy the wonder of Baltimore Woods. Along the way, ask questions, share your stories of why this place is special to you, and talk about your hopes for our future. Meet at the Interpretive Center and we’ll select a trail for our hike as a group. This program is free.
September 15: Star Party: Goodbye Summer Skies 7:30-9:30pm
Goodbye to summer, hello to fall skies and a good view of Uranus and Neptune, our two outermost planets that often go overlooked. Our last chance to see some of the summer Milky Way and its bright clusters. Note: There is no back-up date for this program. For all ages. $6 members; $9 public.
September 16: Fall Foraging 10:30am-12:30pm
Did you know that there is a wild plant growing in Baltimore Woods that can produced more starch per acre than potatoes? If you want to find out what that plant is and discover other fall wild foods, then join us as we learn the ins and outs of foraging and seek out and sample a variety of fall wild edibles. Recommended for ages 10 and up. $6 members; $9 public.
September 16: A Night at The Woods 7:30-9:30pm
While our trails close at dusk, life in The Woods is just starting to stir when the sun goes down. For one night only, join us as we explore the exciting and mysterious nocturnal world of Baltimore Woods at an event for all ages! Put your senses to the test in a starlit forest walk, investigate which creatures glow under a black light, be wowed by the insects that appear when light is near and listen to campfire stories by a cozy fire! Don’t miss your chance to experience A Night at The Woods! This program is free to members and $5 per person for nonmembers.
September 19: Homeschool Adventures in Nature Series 10-11:30am
Weekly on Tuesdays through October 24
This program has been cancelled due to low enrollment, but we hope you will visit us for a hike or check out our other public programs for more opportunities to learn about nature with our education team!
Come out to Baltimore Woods to add some environmental education to your biology, ecology, and geology curricula! We will meet every Tuesday for six weeks – a great opportunity for hands-on science learning, outdoor exploration, meeting other homeschool students, and getting help with projects. Ages 5 and up, participants must register for the full series and be accompanied by an adult. Program runs weekly on Tuesdays.$35 members, $50 public.
September 27: Nature’s Little Explorers 10-11am
Weekly on Wednesdays through November 1
This program has been cancelled due to low enrollment, but we hope you will stop by The Woods with your children and take a nature walk!
Join us for Nature’s Little Explorers Mini Adventures! This fun-filled, six-week series will engage your preschooler through nature crafts and hands-on exploration that will awaken their senses to the wonders of the natural world. Topics will include Seed Shapes, Leaf Colors, Forest Masks, Owls, Bats, and Spiders! Ages 3-5, participants must register for the full series and be accompanied by an adult. Program runs weekly on Wednesdays. $35 members, $50 public.
September 19: Invasive Plants: How to Get Rid of ‘Em! 7-9pm
The American Wildlife Conservation Foundation (AWCF) is hosting an evening educational program on invasive plant species. Invasive plant experts will be on-hand to show you how to identify different species, tell you how they got to Central New York, and what can be done to remove them. The two- hour event is limited to 75 people and requires an RSVP. Call the Interpretive Center at (315) 673-1350 or email info@ baltimorewoods.org to reserve a spot.
Want to test out the skills you learned at this event? Join us again at Baltimore Woods on Saturday September 23rd starting at 9:00am for a hands-on experience identifying and removing invasive plants.
September 23: Invasive Plant Eradication 9am
Want to test out the skills you learned at the Invasive Plants program on September 19th? Or perhaps you just want to join a legion of invasive plant pulling-volunteers? Either way, join us at Baltimore Woods for a hands-on experience identifying and removing invasive plants. Call the Interpretive Center at (315) 673-1350 or email email@example.com to let us know you plan to participate.