Bird Conservation in Your Backyard: Intro to Project FeederWatch

New to birding? Project FeederWatch is a great way to connect with local wildlife and help protect birds! Join us to learn how to get started with this international citizen science project in your own backyard. You’ll learn how to attract birds to your feeders, practice identifying common backyard birds, and get confident with the [...]

By |2021-10-22T13:04:30+00:00November 5th, 2021|, , , , |Comments Off on Bird Conservation in Your Backyard: Intro to Project FeederWatch

Fall Field Trip to Montezuma

Late October is an exciting time to witness the wonders of fall bird migration at Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. Join us on this guided adventure as we search for journeying migrants such as waterfowl, shorebirds, and more. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. This program is intended for adults. Meet at Baltimore Woods at [...]

By |2021-10-13T15:23:46+00:00October 29th, 2021|, , , , |Comments Off on Fall Field Trip to Montezuma

Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

Owls have been both feared and adored throughout human history. Come listen to stories about owls in time followed by an autumn night walk in search of these mysterious birds of prey. This program is appropriate for ages 10 and up as it includes a hike along a steep trail at night under quiet conditions [...]

By |2021-10-14T17:59:29+00:00October 23rd, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

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

Winter Birding Basics

Bare branches and fewer birds makes for the perfect time to learn the basics of birdwatching. We’ll grab binoculars and set out onto the preserve to hone our skills and discover how special winter bird watching really is. We will go for a short hike, please come dressed for the weather. Pre- registration is required [...]

By |2021-02-01T18:31:25+00:00February 6th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Winter Birding Basics

Virtual Amazing Migrants: A Closer Look at Bird Migration

Streaming in through our windows this month is a whole new ensemble of bird songs from those we heard at the start of May. Over the past few weeks, these migratory birds have arrived back in our region after a perilous journey south and are now raising their young, who will make their own journey soon enough. Join naturalist [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:52:40+00:00June 20th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Amazing Migrants: A Closer Look at Bird Migration

Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

Owls have been both feared and adored throughout human history. Come listen to stories about owls in time followed by a winter night walk in search of these mysterious birds of prey. Dress for the weather; snowshoes will be provided, if necessary. Program for ages 10 and up. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Owl [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:35:49+00:00February 1st, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

Winter’s Flying Jewels

Birds are busy this time of year, which means it’s the perfect opportunity for birding! We’ll watch the feeder and take a short hike to look and listen for these wintertime gems.  All birding levels welcome; binoculars available to borrow. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public.   Register for Winter's Flying Jewels!

By |2020-01-21T16:08:12+00:00January 23rd, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Winter’s Flying Jewels
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