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 [...]
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The first signs of spring are finally near, and the Overlook and Field to Forest trails will take us right into the heart of the awakening forest. Who knows what secrets we’ll uncover? Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather. Be sure to bring water and a snack for the trail. [...]
The spring amphibian migration is a wet, cold extravaganza! Join us at Labrador Hollow to observe the development of new life in the vernal pools. Wear shoes that can get wet. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register for The After Party!
Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s premier woodland wildflower garden is a local treasure. Join caretaker Audrey Loewer for a pleasant walk through one of the wonders of spring. Each week, new species will bloom, and Audrey will reveal their past and present medicinal and culinary uses. Call for accessibility information. Walks will take place: April 18, [...]
From the smallest plant to the largest mountain, nature inspires us all in different ways. Join us for a mindful hike and painting as we find inspiration in the springtime forest. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking, and dress for the weather. Trail is moderate with hills. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register for [...]
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks about this time and Venus will be easily visible. Join local astronomer Bob Piekiel in saying “hello!” to spring skies. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Star Party: Lyrid Meteor Shower
Earth Day at Baltimore Woods means habitat restoration, and we need your help! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day we will plant 50+ plants into the woods and remove 50+ invasive plants! Bring your work gloves and a favorite trowel, shovel, lopper, or pruner. We will provide tools if you don’t have them. [...]
It’s Earth Day! Come out to Baltimore Woods for a fun and educational event that includes face painting, a live reptile show, interactive games, and crafts made with recycled materials! Come explore our trails either on a tour of the Faust Garden, a self guided walk, or on a family-friendly hike led by our naturalists [...]
The seeps and springs throughout Baltimore Woods are homes for many creatures. This week we will head out to Salamander Hollow, where - you guessed it - we can find salamanders! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather. Be sure to bring water and a snack for the trail. Program for [...]
Baltimore Woods has an astonishing display of spring wildflowers. Come for an inspiring walk with the words of famous poets as they help us appreciate this ephemeral moment. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. Trails include hills. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Wildflower Hike With Famous Poets!