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Sweetheart Snowshoe

Bring your valentine for a romantic, lantern-lit snowshoe for two through the evening woods. Together, you’ll discover romantic notes hidden along the trail, and share some quiet moments outdoors. Then, warm up indoors with hot drinks and decadent desserts. Limited to 20 couples, registration is required. Snowshoes provided. Program for adults. $20 per couple for members; $30 per couple for public. Our program is sold [...]

By |2019-02-11T21:06:32+00:00February 14th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Sweetheart Snowshoe

Great Backyard Bird Count

Every year citizen scientists help the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society in this joint effort to track bird species and populations, and you can help too! We’ll learn all about the Great Backyard Bird Count, show you how to participate, and go for a short bird walk to practice before the big weekend. Program for adults. [...]

By |2019-01-31T18:46:43+00:00February 14th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Great Backyard Bird Count

Snowshoes, Stars, and Stories

Bring your family out on a snowshoeing adventure as we take a hike through the mysterious moonlit winter trails of Baltimore Woods. We’ll travel down to Phillips Cabin where we will be welcomed by a crackling fire, hot cocoa, and tantalizing tales told by Storyteller Zachary Smith. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. [...]

By |2019-01-21T15:20:46+00:00February 2nd, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Snowshoes, Stars, and Stories

Beginner Snowshoeing for Adults

Come join us at Baltimore Woods for an introductory workshop on everything a beginner needs to know about snowshoeing. Participants will learn some history about snowshoes, how to use them, and take an optional walk through our woods to practice techniques. Snowshoes provided, or bring your own! Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for [...]

By |2018-12-12T02:29:43+00:00January 24th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Beginner Snowshoeing for Adults

Trail School: Hike to the Spruce Groves

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, this excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. Explore the spruce groves of Baltimore Woods and search [...]

By |2018-12-14T21:27:42+00:00January 17th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Trail School: Hike to the Spruce Groves

Getting to Know Winter Trees

Ever wish you could identify trees in winter? It is not as difficult as one might think. This winter walk will teach you the three Bs of winter trees - bark, buds, and branching - to help you recognize old forest friends even when their leaves are long gone. Program for adults. $6 for members; [...]

By |2019-01-10T23:17:05+00:00January 15th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Getting to Know Winter Trees

Nature’s Little Explorers: Winters are for Mammals

Mammals are the best at winter living! This six-week series will explore the lives of winter mammals through crafts, stories, games, and imaginative play. Be sure to visit our website for all the details including weekly themes. This six-week series will meet on Wednesdays, Jan 9-Feb 13. Program for children ages 3-5. Children must be [...]

By |2018-12-12T01:53:05+00:00January 9th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Nature’s Little Explorers: Winters are for Mammals