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Naturalist Explorations

Learn more about the natural world with our team of naturalists. Join our staff to discover all sorts of new things about nature...virtually! Animal Feature of the Week: Yellow-Spotted Salamander by Tom Meier, Naturalist During this week's Animal Feature, naturalist Tom is at Labrador Hollow as the yellow spotted salamanders [...]

By |2020-04-05T15:15:45+00:00March 29th, 2020|Nature at Home 3/23-3/28|0 Comments

Nature Stories & Poems

Looking for a good book to curl up and read? Or perhaps a poem to lighten your mood? Each week, we'll share stories and poems on all sorts of nature topics for all ages, so even if you can't get outside, you can reap the benefits of staying connected to nature! Nature Stories [...]

Start a Nature Journal with Us!

Spending more time outside these days? Start a nature journal as a family or just for you. Nature journaling allows for meditative reflection, whether you stop somewhere on a trail, pick a spot in your backyard, or look outside your window. A nature journal is a space for you to be creative [...]

By |2020-04-06T14:36:20+00:00March 21st, 2020|Nature at Home 3/23-3/28|0 Comments

Ask a Naturalist!

We invite members of all ages to submit questions about the natural world ranging from animals, plants, your outdoor observations, and specific questions about Baltimore Woods and our naturalists will respond! Here's how it works: Send an email to our education team at connect@baltimorewoods.org Be sure to include your first name and what [...]

By |2020-03-29T18:14:05+00:00March 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Activities and Games

Check out these fun activities and games that will help you stay connected to nature whether you're inside or out! Week of April 6- April 11 Planting Seeds Activities Plant Scavenger Hunt Week of March 30 - April 4 Night Sounds Painting with Rain Rain Scientists Salamander Coloring Sheet [...]

By |2020-04-05T14:19:28+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Nature at Home 3/23-3/28|0 Comments

How Can We Help You?

As our team of naturalists and educators works to deliver our programming and share the wonders of nature virtually, we want to hear from you!  Are you teaching natural science at home for the first time? What do you need? What topics and ideas do you have for virtual programs we can create for you? [...]

By |2020-03-22T16:07:49+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Nature at Home 3/23-3/28|0 Comments

Stories the Land Tells Us

Stories the Land Tells Us by Fran Lawlor, Land Manager A walk through the woods can reveal more than we realize. The heart of Baltimore Woods may beat in the Hemlock-Hardwood Forest ecological community of the Baltimore Brook Basin. To take the pulse, hike the Valley Trail below the Faust Woodland Garden and linger on [...]

By |2020-01-07T20:38:43+00:00January 7th, 2020|Jan-April 2020, The Overlook|0 Comments

Nature in the City News!

Nature in the City News! by Alexandra Grove, Environmental Educator The new year brings with it exciting opportunities for educators and students to explore the natural world around them. Educators get to see students light up when they walk in the room with something amazing to share, like watershed models, peregrine falcon mounts, and snow [...]

By |2020-01-07T20:35:01+00:00January 7th, 2020|Jan-April 2020, The Overlook|0 Comments

Nature Notes: The Superlative Chickadee

Nature Notes: The Superlative Chickadee by Thomas Meier, Camp Director Edwin Way Teale, famous naturalist of the last century, says that “winter is a time of superlative life.” On the harshest of winter days in Central New York it can be difficult to agree. To find the truth in his statement, look no further than [...]

By |2020-01-07T20:30:19+00:00January 7th, 2020|Jan-April 2020, The Overlook|0 Comments

Market Brings Local Food and Friends Together

Market Brings Local Food and Friends Together by Sue Jones, Market Manager It’s true! Simple acts of stewardship, like shopping for locally produced items at the Baltimore Woods Winter Farmers Market, can make you feel you’re doing your part to help the planet and your community! Since 2014, the market has been a place where [...]

By |2020-01-07T20:31:11+00:00January 7th, 2020|Jan-April 2020, The Overlook|0 Comments