The Mushroom Connection

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 [...]

By |2021-10-14T18:00:56+00:00October 15th, 2021|, |Comments Off on The Mushroom Connection

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

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)

Of Twigs and Trees

This event has sold out. We hope you will watch our website for other upcoming programs that interest you! March is the perfect time to learn how to identify trees by bark and bud. By learning a few simple shapes and textures we’ll have you recognizing leafless trees as if they were old friends. We [...]

By |2021-03-05T19:15:14+00:00March 12th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Of Twigs and Trees

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
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