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Meet the Artist: A Live Zoom Session with Diane L. Menzies

Join Jamesville artist Diane L. Menzies for an intimate exploration of Woodlands and Water: Paintings of Meaningful Places, a nature-inspired collection of oil paintings on display at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. Led by art-gallery coordinator Karen Jean Smith, participants will get an up-close look at a few of the featured oil paintings, learn more from Diane about [...]

By |2021-01-22T17:52:47+00:00February 4th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Meet the Artist: A Live Zoom Session with Diane L. Menzies

Combat Winter Blues with Greens

In a world of grays and whites, a little bit of green can go a long way. Houseplants help brighten up our homes on even the darkest of winter days. Tune in for a live virtual program to learn about houseplant propagation and make your own terrarium. Participants will be sent a materials list for [...]

By |2020-12-17T14:20:04+00:00January 23rd, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Combat Winter Blues with Greens

Guide to Backyard Birdwatching

Your backyard can become a hub of activity for migrating and overwintering birds with just a few simple tips and tricks. Learn about different feeders, types of food, common feeder birds, and how to deal with squirrels. We will also explore Project FeederWatch and how you can get started collecting data for The Cornell Lab.  [...]

By |2019-08-20T18:29:28+00:00September 26th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Guide to Backyard Birdwatching

Weekend Wildflower Walk

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. Free program; donations appreciated. Program for ages 15 and up. Saturdays and Sundays, starting April 20th through May 5th.

By |2019-01-15T17:41:12+00:00April 20th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Weekend Wildflower Walk

Derby Hill Birding Field Trip

Spring hawk migration peaks in April, and the Derby Hill Bird Observatory is the best place around to catch it. Hundreds of raptors fly overhead each day on their way north around Lake Ontario, surely a sight to see! Meet at Baltimore Woods at 9am to carpool, or meet the group at 10am at Derby [...]

By |2019-03-29T18:53:29+00:00April 11th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Derby Hill Birding Field Trip

Sensing Spring

After long winter months, our senses start to come alive with the onset of spring. What is your favorite sign of spring? The smells of a new season, the sounds of returning birds, seeing the emergence of new plant life? Join us as we explore for signs of spring using all five senses - including [...]

By |2019-01-15T16:49:53+00:00March 28th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Sensing Spring

Rites of Spring

 Celebrate Spring Equinox! For as long as humans have walked the earth they have had deep connections to nature and the changing seasons. Discover how different cultures welcome the coming of spring. We’ll find inspiration in the woods, create, and enact our own Spring Rite together. Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register [...]

By |2019-01-02T20:55:35+00:00March 14th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Rites of Spring
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