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Winter Birding Basics

Bare branches and fewer birds makes for the perfect time to learn the basics of birdwatching. We’ll grab binoculars and set out onto the preserve to hone our skills and discover how special winter bird watching really is. We will go for a short hike, please come dressed for the weather. Pre- registration is required [...]

By |2020-12-16T14:51:28+00:00February 6th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Winter Birding Basics

Superlative Life

The great naturalist Edwin Way Teale wrote that winter is a time of superlative life. The abilities of plants and animals to survive the cold Central New York winters are varied and astounding. Follow along as Naturalist Tom Meier sets forth to understand the adaptations and drive of winter wildlife in a time when giving [...]

By |2020-12-21T13:05:01+00:00February 5th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Superlative Life

Trail School: February Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure 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 three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:21:23+00:00February 4th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Trail School: February Explorations

Meet the Artist: A Live Zoom Session with Diane L. Menzies

Join Jamesville artist Diane L. Menzies for an intimate exploration of Woodlands and Water: Paintings of Meaningful Places, a nature-inspired collection of oil paintings on display at Baltimore Woods Nature Center. Led by art-gallery coordinator Karen Jean Smith, participants will get an up-close look at a few of the featured oil paintings, learn more from Diane about [...]

By |2021-01-22T17:52:47+00:00February 4th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Meet the Artist: A Live Zoom Session with Diane L. Menzies

Science Adventures in Nature in February

Science Adventures in Nature is is back for another round of fun in February! This three 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 sunshine – we will happily go outside! [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:14:41+00:00February 2nd, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature in February

Trail School: January Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure 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 three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 [...]

By |2020-12-15T20:19:50+00:00January 14th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Trail School: January Explorations

Science Adventures in Nature in January

Science Adventures in Nature is kicking off a whole new year! This three 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 sunshine – we will happily go outside!  $30 members; $45 [...]

By |2021-01-18T14:18:26+00:00January 12th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature in January

Mindful Moments: Winter in Nature Meditations

Are you looking for a fresh way to start off your New Year? There’s no better way to clear the cobwebs than with a refreshing guided meditation experience! Join Becky Wilson on a virtual snowy walk through Baltimore Woods while enjoying restful meditations inspired by the beauty of winter and set intentions through mindful journaling [...]

By |2020-12-17T14:54:04+00:00January 8th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Mindful Moments: Winter in Nature Meditations

The Nature of Holidays

Join us as we explore some history of the holidays! We’ll hike around the preserve discovering the roots of past and present traditions and share stories of humanity’s celebrations. We’ll take a moment to observe our own natural surroundings and appreciate nature in the holidays. We will be hiking. Please come dressed for the weather. [...]

By |2020-11-20T19:46:34+00:00December 17th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on The Nature of Holidays

Caroling in The Woods – Friday Ensemble

Pick up a lantern and song sheet and enjoy a beloved tradition at Baltimore Woods. This event is free for all ages, and as always, donations are appreciated. Lanterns will be provided. Bring a flashlight if you prefer. Dress for the weather. A second caroling session is offered on Saturday, December 12th as well. Pre-registration [...]

By |2020-12-07T21:23:32+00:00December 11th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Caroling in The Woods – Friday Ensemble
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