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)

Fen-tastic Fens: A Stewardship Story

This virtual program is back by popular demand! As you’re hiking along the Overlook Trail at Baltimore Woods, you come across a large fence. What is that for? That fence protects a rare habitat in New York called a Rich Sloping Fen. Still have questions? Join us to learn about this amazing habitat and the [...]

By |2021-08-06T20:11:37+00:00August 6th, 2021|, , , , |Comments Off on Fen-tastic Fens: A Stewardship Story

Treefrogs and Peepers (virtual program)

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! Sign up to view Treefrogs and [...]

By |2021-05-25T14:56:17+00:00June 4th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Treefrogs and Peepers (virtual program)

Science Adventures in Nature: June Series

This four-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! The cost is $40 for members; $60 for the public. Pre-registration is required and all [...]

By |2021-03-30T17:19:15+00:00June 1st, 2021|, , , , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature: June Series
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