Exploring the Colors of Baltimore Woods

The preserve is home to vibrant plant and animal life that creates an intricate landscape hidden to many. Together, we'll uncover the colors that make Baltimore Woods so distinct through close observation and art. We will spend two hours immersed in The Woods and will use paints to record the incredible things we see. Let's [...]

By |2021-07-17T14:45:04+00:00July 24th, 2021|, |Comments Off on Exploring the Colors of Baltimore Woods

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

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

Wildflower Walk with Famous Poets (Virtual Program)

Back by popular demand! Wildflower Walk with Famous Poets  A Virtual Program available for viewing May 7 - 31 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” [...]

By |2021-04-29T13:12:16+00:00May 7th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Wildflower Walk with Famous Poets (Virtual Program)

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

Virtual Gardening for Kids

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 [...]

By |2020-05-22T20:32:26+00:00May 16th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Gardening for Kids

Virtual Wildflower Walk with Famous Poets

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 [...]

By |2020-05-08T18:50:23+00:00May 9th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Wildflower Walk with Famous Poets

Wildflower Hike with Famous Poets

Baltimore Woods has an astonishing display of spring wildflowers. Come for an inspiring walk with the words of famous poets as they help us appreciate this ephemeral moment. Wear sturdy shoes for hiking. Trails include hills. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Please stay tuned for more information about this program as we begin [...]

By |2020-04-23T13:54:36+00:00April 30th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Wildflower Hike with Famous Poets

Weekend Wildflower Walk

Baltimore Woods Nature Center’s premier woodland wildflower garden is a local treasure. Join caretaker Audrey Loewer for a pleasant walk through one of the wonders of spring. Each week, new species will bloom, and Audrey will reveal their past and present medicinal and culinary uses. Call for accessibility information. Walks will take place: April 18, [...]

By |2020-03-20T21:24:57+00:00April 18th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Weekend Wildflower Walk
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