Mammals of Baltimore Woods

Mammals play an active role in shaping the world around us. Together we will learn about mammals of the northeast, look for evidence of mammals, and test some research techniques for sampling mammals. Come along to find out just how important mammals really are. Come ready for a hike with rolling hills and dress for [...]

By |2021-07-13T16:17:22+00:00August 7th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Mammals 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

Micro Hike: Spring Forest

Explore the microscopic forest on this late spring walk through the woods! Using microscopes and hand lenses, we'll get a fascinating view of the textures and ecology of the overlooked and unknown. This will be a leisurely walk with some hills. Dress for the weather. This program is for adults and homeschool teens. Register for Micro [...]

By |2021-04-26T16:57:39+00:00June 11th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Micro Hike: Spring Forest

Trail School: June Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure through Baltimore Woods as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This four-week series runs weekly on [...]

By |2021-03-30T17:14:11+00:00June 3rd, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Trail School: June Explorations

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)

Trail School: May Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure through Baltimore Woods as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This four-week series runs weekly on [...]

By |2021-03-30T18:32:34+00:00May 6th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Trail School: May Explorations

Science Adventures in Nature: May Series

The May Science Adventures in Nature program is sold out. Check out the June offering where there are limited spaces still available.  This four-week series offers hands-on experiences in nature to supplement your science curriculum. Every Tuesday, we’ll meet up for a three hour program packed with experiments, activities, and outdoor exploration. Rain, snow, or [...]

By |2021-04-07T14:46:52+00:00May 4th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature: May Series

A Stroll in April

Has the warmer weather put a spring in your step? Come to Baltimore Woods for a hike around the preserve. Along the way we’ll look for wildflowers, listen for song birds, and breathe in the fresh spring air. Our hike will be easy-moderate with hills. This will be an outdoor program. Please come dressed for [...]

By |2021-02-09T20:59:10+00:00April 30th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on A Stroll in April
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