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 |2021-10-25T19:56:33+00:00November 6th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Delightfully Deciduous: Trees in Autumn

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 Colors of Baltimore Woods

The preserve is home to vibrant plant and animal life that creates an intricate landscape hidden to many. Together, we'll uncover the colors that make Baltimore Woods so distinct through close observation and art. We will spend two hours immersed in The Woods and will use paints to record the incredible things we see. Let's [...]

By |2021-07-17T14:45:04+00:00July 24th, 2021|, |Comments Off on Exploring the Colors of Baltimore Woods

A Quiet Moment in Nature

John Muir said, “Into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” We are a part of the ecological community of nature, join us to learn how to use this connection to recharge your mind and body. We will go on an interpretive sensory hike through the preserve, stopping along the [...]

By |2021-03-30T16:54:26+00:00June 19th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on A Quiet Moment in Nature

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)

Earth Day Celebration

Let’s celebrate Earth Day the Baltimore Woods way! Come on out for a fun and educational celebration of our planet. This year the event will feature a one-way Earth Day trail for you and your household to enjoy the wonder of the natural world with stops for games, activities, take home crafts, and a scavenger [...]

By |2021-04-02T14:45:03+00:00April 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Earth Day Celebration
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