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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Come out and stretch your winter weary legs on the trails of Baltimore Woods! Learn how to identify animal tracks and decipher the stories left behind. Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for Animal Tracking Snowshoe Hike!