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Salamanders on the Mind…

Week of April 10, 2022 – April 16, 2022 by Melissa Kirby, Environmental Educator Rainy days and above freezing nights have been in the weather forecast. This is a time of year where I can’t help but feel the excitement and anticipation of salamander migrations. The yellow spotted salamander is one I look most forward [...]

By |2022-04-24T17:47:51+00:00April 24th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Salamanders on the Mind…

Picking up on Patterns

Week of April 10, 2022 – April 16, 2022 by Meghan Morral, Environmental Educator As we get further into Spring, April has certainly begun to live up to its reputation of rainstorms and rapidly changing weather patterns. Some days even seem like all four seasons make an appearance within a 24-hour time span. If one [...]

By |2022-04-17T17:32:17+00:00April 17th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Picking up on Patterns

The Sights and Smells of Spring

Week of April 3, 2022 – April 9, 2022 by Whitney Lash-Marshall, Executive Director Just when we seem to think that spring is finally here to stay, we see those snowflakes appear on the weather forecast and falling from the sky. We’re used to the back and forth of conditions this time of year, but [...]

By |2022-04-10T18:11:49+00:00April 10th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on The Sights and Smells of Spring

Early Spring Invertebrate Activity

Week of March 27, 2022 – April 2, 2022 by Anna Stunkel, Environmental Educator Signs of spring are slowly and subtly making an appearance here at Baltimore Woods, and this reawakening is one of my very favorite times of year. Along with opening buds, flowing sap, and migrating birds, the return of insects and other [...]

By |2022-04-03T17:19:19+00:00April 3rd, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Early Spring Invertebrate Activity

Skunk Cabbage: the lotus of Baltimore Woods

Week of March 20, 2022 – March 26, 2022 by Morgan Ingraham, Environmental Educator As the warm early-Spring sun warms the earth here at Baltimore Woods, the white snow begins to melt away to reveal the wonders of nature waking up after winter’s rest. Among the treasures to discover are peculiar greenish-purple appendages peeking up [...]

By |2022-03-27T00:23:14+00:00March 27th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Skunk Cabbage: the lotus of Baltimore Woods

Inside a Bud

Week of March 13, 2022 – March 19, 2022 by Bridget Jones, Environmental Educator As the snow begins to melt and days get longer, I’ve been looking forward to seeing leaves start to emerge on the trees at Baltimore Woods. Right now, weeks away from the leaves’ emergence, the trees look as still and silent [...]

By |2022-03-20T16:56:33+00:00March 20th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Inside a Bud

Maple Sugaring Time!

Week of March 6, 2022 – March 12, 2022 by Melissa Kirby, Environmental Educator As the calendar shifts from February to March, the movement from winter toward spring might not feel like it’s coming fast enough, but each day subtle changes can be observed in nature. Spring is on the move – from birds migrating, [...]

By |2022-03-12T19:06:42+00:00March 12th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Maple Sugaring Time!

Winter in Motion

Week of February 13, 2022 – February 19, 2022 by Meghan Morral, Environmental Educator This month, while out with our trail school program, we had the pleasure of finding a multitude of different tracks in the snow. Over the course of the afternoon we found rabbit, squirrel and chipmunk tracks. We stopped to examine fisher [...]

By |2022-02-19T19:10:34+00:00February 19th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Winter in Motion

Midwinter Highlights from Project Feederwatch

Week of February 6, 2022 – February 12, 2022 by Bridget Jones, Environmental Educator In winter, humans aren’t the only ones getting outside and enjoying the snow: the bird feeders at Baltimore Woods have seen a flurry of activity this season! Since November, staff members at Baltimore Woods have been participating in Project Feederwatch, an [...]

By |2022-02-12T19:40:48+00:00February 12th, 2022|naturalist blog|Comments Off on Midwinter Highlights from Project Feederwatch
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