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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

This Season at Baltimore Woods

This Season at Baltimore Woods... By Becky Wilson, Environmental Educator January has arrived and a thick coat of ice covers Phillips Pond. Quiet and still, it’s a perfect spot to pause and consider your role as a quiet observer. Snow covers the land like a blanket, keeping the creatures underground warm and cozy. The trees [...]

By |2020-01-07T20:14:30+00:00January 7th, 2020|Jan-April 2020, The Overlook|0 Comments

Nature in Your Hands …

Nature in Your Hands ... by Whitney Lash-Marshall, Executive Director and Emily Overstrom, Environmental Educator As your community-based nature center we strive to serve as a space for people of all ages to get outside and enjoy new moments in nature. For us, “nature in your hands” is more than a tagline - it’s a [...]

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