It’s Earth Day! Come out to Baltimore Woods for a fun and educational event that includes face painting, a live reptile show, interactive games, and crafts made with recycled materials! Come explore our trails either on a tour of the Faust Garden, a self guided walk, or on a family-friendly hike led by our naturalists [...]
Earth Day at Baltimore Woods means habitat restoration, and we need your help! To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day we will plant 50+ plants into the woods and remove 50+ invasive plants! Bring your work gloves and a favorite trowel, shovel, lopper, or pruner. We will provide tools if you don’t have them. [...]
The Lyrid meteor shower peaks about this time and Venus will be easily visible. Join local astronomer Bob Piekiel in saying “hello!” to spring skies. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Star Party: Lyrid Meteor Shower
Venus is at its best viewing position for the year, high above the western sky at sunset. Plus, we’ll say farewell to winter skies. Back-up date March 21st. Program for all ages Cost: $6 members; $9 public
Each spring during the first warm rainy night after the equinox, hundreds of amphibians move from underground lairs to vernal pools. To find out when Baltimore Woods will attempt to observe this migration at Labrador Hollow, watch for alerts on our website, or sign up online to be put on our alert list. Bring a [...]
This is our best chance to see the elusive planet Mercury, right after sunset, plus great views of the winter skies surrounding the constellation Orion. Venus will also be visible as it makes its way around the sun, getting closer to Earth each week. Back-up date Feb. 16th. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 [...]
Let your inner artist out! Let’s get outside to shake the winter blues off and make beautiful natural arts and crafts. We will use nature’s materials around us to create chilly masterpieces. Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Winter's Artists!
Bring the whole family out to The Woods and get acquainted with the critters crawling around in your home. Spiders, insects, and myriapods, oh my! Program for all ages. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Our Homes, Their Habitats!
Come see the Quadrantids meteor shower, a crescent moon, and winter skies. The area around Orion offers the brightest stars and clusters in the sky. Also, have a close-up look at the moon, and maybe catch a few shooting stars from the Quadrantid meteor shower. Back-up date January 4th. Program for all ages! Cost: $6 members; [...]
Join us for a tranquil, lantern-lit hike through the woods to observe the longest night of the year. Learn about ancient solstice traditions and celebrate the return of the sun by exploring the sights and sounds of nature at night. Program for ages 5 and up. Snowshoes will be provided. Wear appropriate footwear for hiking [...]