A Quiet Moment in Nature

John Muir said, “Into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” We are a part of the ecological community of nature, join us to learn how to use this connection to recharge your mind and body. We will go on an interpretive sensory hike through the preserve, stopping along the [...]

By |2021-03-30T16:54:26+00:00June 19th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on A Quiet Moment in Nature

Exploring the Back 40

John Weeks always referred to the northernmost fields and forests of Baltimore Woods as "the back 40." Come along for an exploration of this less-visited area to find the birds, plants, and ecosystems that make it special. This program includes a hike over gently rolling terrain and a couple of small hills. This program is for [...]

By |2021-04-26T17:11:33+00:00June 18th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Exploring the Back 40

Micro Hike: Spring Forest

Explore the microscopic forest on this late spring walk through the woods! Using microscopes and hand lenses, we'll get a fascinating view of the textures and ecology of the overlooked and unknown. This will be a leisurely walk with some hills. Dress for the weather. This program is for adults and homeschool teens. Register for Micro [...]

By |2021-04-26T16:57:39+00:00June 11th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Micro Hike: Spring Forest

That’s Ferntastic!

Ferns, with their elegant fiddleheads and graceful fronds, have survived for millennia and fascinated people for generations. Take a walk with Naturalist Tom Meier to meet the ferns of Baltimore Woods and discover what makes these plants so "ferntastic". This program includes a moderate hike on hills and uneven trails. The program is for adults. [...]

By |2021-04-26T17:00:47+00:00May 21st, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on That’s Ferntastic!

Wildflowers in May

Every spring Baltimore Woods turns into a wonderland of spring wildflowers. Join us on a peaceful stroll through the Faust Garden and Harrison Trail to admire these fleeting beauties and ponder the ephemeral nature of spring and ourselves. This will be an easy walk along flat trails. This program is for adults who are interested in [...]

By |2021-04-26T16:36:41+00:00May 7th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Wildflowers in May

A Stroll in April

Has the warmer weather put a spring in your step? Come to Baltimore Woods for a hike around the preserve. Along the way we’ll look for wildflowers, listen for song birds, and breathe in the fresh spring air. Our hike will be easy-moderate with hills. This will be an outdoor program. Please come dressed for [...]

By |2021-02-09T20:59:10+00:00April 30th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on A Stroll in April

Of Twigs and Trees

This event has sold out. We hope you will watch our website for other upcoming programs that interest you! March is the perfect time to learn how to identify trees by bark and bud. By learning a few simple shapes and textures we’ll have you recognizing leafless trees as if they were old friends. We [...]

By |2021-03-05T19:15:14+00:00March 12th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Of Twigs and Trees

Mindful Moments: Spring-Inspired Nature Meditations (Virtual Program)

Join us for a journey back through the guided meditations from last spring to restore our minds and bodies for the 2021 season ahead!  Join Naturalist Becky Wilson in a search for signs that spring is on its way! Feel revitalized through mindful musings, inspirational nature imagery and creative nature journaling. Spring came early last [...]

By |2021-03-07T19:33:42+00:00March 5th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Mindful Moments: Spring-Inspired Nature Meditations (Virtual Program)

Sweetheart Snowshoe & Gourmet Dinner

Update: This program is sold out. We hope you will find time to get outside with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day. "In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." ~ John Muir Make this a Valentine’s Day to remember: a lantern-lit snowshoe through the winter woods, just for you and your [...]

By |2021-02-09T16:55:56+00:00February 13th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Sweetheart Snowshoe & Gourmet Dinner

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
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