Join an environmental educator at Baltimore Woods Nature Center to learn more about gardening. Participants will also get to make their own herb balm.
This program will walk participants through sketching exercises and field journaling tips to deepen observation skills and appreciation for these plants.
Plants and animals meet the challenges of winter in some surprisingly weird ways. Let's take a spin around the Valley Trail in search of winter spiders, stoneflies, and small mammals to discover how embracing weird solutions can be quite wonderful. Register for In Search of Weird Winter! More details: Please dress for the weather. Snowshoes [...]
Houseplants help brighten up our homes on even the darkest of winter days. Join us as we learn about different types of plants that do well in a home along with tips on how to keep them thriving. We’ll also practice the process of creating new plants using leaf propagation and participants will get to take [...]
Green colors in December's brown forest landscape draw our attention to the winter survival skills of evergreen plants. Join us for a hike around the Woods to get to know our local evergreen ferns, trees, and more! Along the way, we'll learn how and why evergreens stay green year-round and appreciate the subtle colors of [...]
This event is sold out. Check out our other offerings and watch for new nature education programs coming in November! Have you ever seen a mushroom that caught your eye? Join us as we hike the trails in search of the great diversity of fungi growing on our preserve! We'll learn techniques to identify fungi [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]