Blacksmithing Workshop: Forge Your Own Fire Poker

This three hour hands-on class will introduce you to blacksmithing and working with hot iron to make useful objects. You will learn techniques like drawing out, bending, twisting, scrolling, and more to create a unique fire poker to take home with you.

By |2022-08-17T16:49:52+00:00September 8th, 2022|, , , |Comments Off on Blacksmithing Workshop: Forge Your Own Fire Poker

Little Lichen Love Stories

Lichens are commonly seen yet poorly understood, beautiful yet bewildering love stories between two (or more) entirely different living things. These tiny creatures can be found year-round, and are far more complex, vital, and tough than meets the eye. On this guided walk, we will explore the bizarre, delightful micro-world of lichen interactions and the places [...]

By |2021-12-20T18:01:25+00:00February 4th, 2022|, , , |Comments Off on Little Lichen Love Stories

Combat Winter Blues with Houseplants

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 [...]

By |2021-12-20T17:46:45+00:00January 29th, 2022|, , , |Comments Off on Combat Winter Blues with Houseplants

Delightfully Deciduous: Trees in Autumn

Autumn leaves are celebrations of the change in the seasons, in nature, and in ourselves.  Come explore the colorful lives of trees as they prepare for the oncoming winter. Together we'll take a walk,  make observations, and collect leaves. Later, we'll gather to make nature art and compare your collections with leaves from your own [...]

By |2021-10-31T20:40:24+00:00November 6th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Delightfully Deciduous: Trees in Autumn

Bird Conservation in Your Backyard: Intro to Project FeederWatch

New to birding? Project FeederWatch is a great way to connect with local wildlife and help protect birds! Join us to learn how to get started with this international citizen science project in your own backyard. You’ll learn how to attract birds to your feeders, practice identifying common backyard birds, and get confident with the [...]

By |2021-10-22T13:04:30+00:00November 5th, 2021|, , , , |Comments Off on Bird Conservation in Your Backyard: Intro to Project FeederWatch

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 an autumn night walk in search of these mysterious birds of prey. This program is appropriate for ages 10 and up as it includes a hike along a steep trail at night under quiet conditions [...]

By |2021-10-14T17:59:29+00:00October 23rd, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

If These Trees Could Talk (Virtual Program)

The shape of the forests at Baltimore Woods is intimately tied to the lifestyles of all the people who came before. Join Baltimore Woods Naturalist Tom Meier on a video journey through time to take an inspiring look at the history of the preserve and the ever-changing relationships between people and the land, as told [...]

By |2021-10-31T19:56:49+00:00October 1st, 2021|Comments Off on If These Trees Could Talk (Virtual Program)

Magnificent Monarchs (a virtual program)

Imagine flying 50 to 100 miles every day for nearly two months...and without GPS?! Believe it or not, every year thousands of monarch butterflies undertake an epic journey which spans much of the continent and involves many generations of butterflies. Tune in to this virtual program and follow five monarch generations as they take part [...]

By |2021-09-01T12:44:09+00:00September 1st, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Magnificent Monarchs (a virtual program)
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