Imagine flying 50 to 100 miles every day for nearly two months...and without GPS?! Believe it or not, every year thousands of monarch butterflies undertake an epic journey which spans much of the continent and involves many generations of butterflies. Tune in to this virtual program and follow five monarch generations as they take part in [...]
We're digging into the basics of gardening-and getting the kids in on it! Gardening helps children connect to nature by teaching them how to care for living things. In this virtual children's program, Naturalist Lexi Grove teaches all about the plant life cycle and shares the fun and rewarding experience of caring for growing plants. Register [...]
Baltimore Woods has an astonishing display of spring wildflowers. Join Naturalist Emily Overstrom for an inspiring virtual walk while listening to the words of famous poets. We will discover how the ephemeral wildflowers “seize the day” as they help us appreciate living in the moment. Register for the Wildflower Walk Here! When you register, we'll ask you [...]
We invite you to join us on our first ever virtual meditation hike to get that spring back into your step! Gather your family, or take some time just for you to sit back and relax as we take you out on the trails. Enjoy the scenery of Baltimore Woods and listen to guided meditative [...]
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; [...]