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Animal Feature of the Week: Winter’s Feathered Friends

by Anna Stunkel, Naturalist
As the temperatures drop and snow begins to fall, the world seems to slow down a bit in winter. However, that is not the case for some of the tiniest of our forest bird species. Black-capped Chickadees, Tufted Titmice, nuthatches, juncos, woodpeckers, and other birds are currently hard at work collecting seeds and zipping around through the branches. Take a minute after your busy day to join Environmental Educator Anna and watch one of winter’s favorite gifts – the birds!
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Naturalist Check-in: Bringing Nature to You in 2021

by Melissa Kirby, Environmental Educator
Join Environmental Educator Melissa Kirby as she rewinds the film on 2021, sharing the highlights from a wide variety of videos produced by our Baltimore Woods education team. More than 100 videos are available to viewers to help them connect to nature from wherever they are.
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Natural Connections: Fickle Fall Fungi

by Morgan Ingraham, Environmental Educator
Tree leaves are not the only brilliant things to see this autumn season! Have you ever witnessed a mushroom pop up seemingly overnight, just to disappear a few days later? What about mushrooms that stick around all year long? In this video, Baltimore Woods Environmental Eucator Morgan introduces us to the diverse shapes, colors, and forms of these mysterious creatures.
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