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Night at The Woods – A Live Virtual Experience!

A beloved annual event, this year we are bringing the mystery of the night forest to you live at home! While our trails close at dusk, life in The Woods just starts to stir when the sun goes down. Join our education team as they show you live footage of the exciting and mysterious nocturnal [...]

By |2020-09-12T16:47:13+00:00September 19th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Night at The Woods – A Live Virtual Experience!

Virtual Treefrogs and Peepers

Warm nights in May turn normally secretive gray treefrogs and spring peepers into superstars! Naturalist Tom Meier takes you on a video excursion to Baltimore Woods to witness the wildest pond party of spring. Special guests include gray treefrogs, spring peepers, green frogs, bull frogs, American toads, and more! Register for Treefrogs and Peepers! When [...]

By |2020-06-08T18:59:27+00:00June 6th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Treefrogs and Peepers

Star Party: Farewell Winter Skies

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

By |2020-03-17T19:30:21+00:00March 20th, 2020|, , , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Farewell Winter Skies

Amphibian Alert

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 [...]

By |2020-03-20T21:37:43+00:00March 19th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Amphibian Alert

Star Party: Mercury and Venus

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 [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:22:23+00:00February 15th, 2020|, , , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Mercury and Venus

Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

Owls have been both feared and adored throughout human history. Come listen to stories about owls in time followed by a winter night walk in search of these mysterious birds of prey. Dress for the weather; snowshoes will be provided, if necessary. Program for ages 10 and up. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Owl [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:35:49+00:00February 1st, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

Star Party: Quadrantids Meteor Shower

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; [...]

By |2019-12-19T14:50:54+00:00January 3rd, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Quadrantids Meteor Shower

Winter Solstice Hike

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 [...]

By |2019-12-19T20:11:42+00:00December 21st, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Winter Solstice Hike

Star Party: Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered in 1982. The shower runs [...]

By |2019-12-13T14:54:49+00:00December 13th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Geminid Meteor Shower

Caroling in The Woods

Pick up a lantern and song sheet and enjoy a beloved tradition at Baltimore Woods. If you like, you can bring holiday treats to share with fellow carolers. This event is free for all, and as always, donations are appreciated. Lanterns provided. Bring a flashlight if you prefer. Meet in the pavilion. RSVP for Caroling [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:16:35+00:00December 7th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Caroling in The Woods
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