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

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

If These Trees Could Talk: A Virtual Journey

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 |2020-12-02T16:12:12+00:00December 4th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on If These Trees Could Talk: A Virtual Journey

How Winter Trees Work

Trees have fascinating adaptations to get through the cold dark months in the northeast. We'll go for an easy walk to find out just how these burly plants deal with the coming freezing winds, ice, and snow. Register for How Winter Trees Work More details: Come prepared for the weather. At Baltimore Woods Nature Center, [...]

By |2020-11-20T19:21:23+00:00December 3rd, 2020|, , |Comments Off on How Winter Trees Work

Magical Maples and Munchies

Is there a tree so magical as a maple? Join us in a celebration of all things maple, including some special maple treats! This program will include a short walk outside to our sugar bush. Snowshoes provided, if necessary. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Magical Maples and Munchies!

By |2020-02-17T14:40:57+00:00March 12th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Magical Maples and Munchies

Talkin’ Twigs : Exploring Winter Trees

Don’t be a fair-weather tree friend. Trees are good to know all year round! Winter trees can be challenging to identify, but with a little help, each of us can find ways to get to know their wintry faces. Program has a short hike on flat terrain. Program for adults. $6 members; $9 public. Register [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:10:39+00:00February 13th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Talkin’ Twigs : Exploring Winter Trees
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