Hawk Migration: Derby Hill Field Trip

Join Baltimore Woods Nature Center's Anna Stunkel to learn about these birds’ journeys, get an insider’s perspective on how and why this research is conducted, and learn some observation tips for watching raptors on the move.

By |2022-04-12T13:50:05+00:00April 29th, 2022|, , , , |Comments Off on Hawk Migration: Derby Hill Field Trip

Bird Banding at Baltimore Woods: Bander’s Report

Bird banding is essential to helping scientists monitor bird populations and habitats, giving key information about conservation needs. In 2017, we partnered with the Onondaga Audubon Society and SUNY-ESF to reinstitute bird banding at Baltimore Woods after a 24 year hiatus. Bird Bander Alison Kocek will present on her banding activities, findings, and how bird [...]

By |2021-12-21T15:10:56+00:00January 21st, 2022|, , , |Comments Off on Bird Banding at Baltimore Woods: Bander’s Report

Fearless Fluffy Flocks: How Birds Survive in Winter

Have you ever wondered how birds survive the cold winters here in Central New York? Join us for a stroll around Baltimore Woods where we’ll learn about the incredible behavioral and physiological adaptations that help our feathered friends to live in the cold. We’ll also talk about the complex social structures that help birds work together to find [...]

By |2021-12-20T16:58:47+00:00January 14th, 2022|, |Comments Off on Fearless Fluffy Flocks: How Birds Survive in Winter

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
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