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Let your inner artist out! Let’s get outside to shake the winter blues off and make beautiful natural arts and crafts. We will use nature’s materials around us to create chilly masterpieces. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Winter's Artists!
Owls have been both feared and adored throughout human history. Come listen to stories about owls in time followed by a winter night walk in search of these mysterious birds of prey. Dress for the weather; snowshoes will be provided, if necessary. Program for ages 10 and up. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Owl [...]
Foxes and coyotes move all around Baltimore Woods at night. This trip will take us far and wide as we follow wild tracks wherever they might lead! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather. Be sure to bring water and a snack for the trail. Program for ages 5-15. $6 members; [...]
Don’t be a fair-weather tree friend. Trees are good to know all year round! Winter trees can be challenging to identify, but with a little help, each of us can find ways to get to know their wintry faces. Program has a short hike on flat terrain. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register [...]
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. Register [...]
Discover the different evidence mammals leave behind as they travel through the forest. We’ll gain new investigation skills as we explore and try to answer the who, where, and why of mammals in the winter. Dress for the weather. Trail will be moderate with hills. Program for ages 8 and up. $6 members; $9 public. [...]
This is our best chance to see the elusive planet Mercury, right after sunset, plus great views of the winter skies surrounding the constellation Orion. Venus will also be visible as it makes its way around the sun, getting closer to Earth each week. Back-up date Feb. 16th. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 [...]
Sometimes nature reminds us to slow down. Come join us for a walk where we will do just that: slow down, look, listen, and find the beauties of our woods that are often hidden during other times of the year. Dress for the weather; snowshoes will be provided, if necessary Program for adults. $6 members; [...]
Connecting with nature in the chilly dark winter months can be challenging. Come make a beeswax candle that can be your beacon of light, followed by a snowshoe hike where we’ll discover more ways we can invite nature into our lives. Be prepared to go outside; snowshoes provided if necessary. Program for adults. $6 members; [...]
Spring is almost here. The snow will soon melt and the trees and flowers will wake up! Our mission? Call in the spring! Who do you think will be the first birds to fly back? When will the sleepy animals wake up? There’s only one way to find out – get outside and see! Weekly [...]
Is there a tree so magical as a maple? Join us in a celebration of all things maple, including some special maple treats! This program will include a short walk outside to our sugar bush. Snowshoes provided, if necessary. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Magical Maples and Munchies!
Each spring during the first warm rainy night after the equinox, hundreds of amphibians move from underground lairs to vernal pools. To find out when Baltimore Woods will attempt to observe this migration at Labrador Hollow, watch for alerts on our website, or sign up online to be put on our alert list. Bring a [...]