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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Learning Science Through Play by Whitney Lash-Marshall, Executive Director Science! That word may take you back to your classroom days, but our exploration of science concepts actually goes back even further to when we might not have even realized we were being scientists. As children, experimenting isn’t a formal process with lab coats and [...]
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Are you near a window? Look outside, what do you see? Even if you are stuck inside like our Nature in the City students are sometimes on a cold blustery day.
Snow has fallen during the night while you slept. You wake the following morning, and head to The Woods for a look at the winter wonderland.
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