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

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

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

Sunrise Frost Walk

November sunrises give us a splendid opportunity to admire the season’s smallest ever-changing masterpieces. Come out to The Woods for a sunrise walk where we will do just that, look for nature's smallest works of art in this chilly time of year. Register for Sunrise Frost Walk More details: Come prepared for the weather. The [...]

By |2020-10-28T15:38:20+00:00November 19th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Sunrise Frost Walk

Nature Journaling in Color

Taking time to slow down and enjoy the magical colors of fall helps us to clear our minds. Adding watercolors to your nature journaling can focus your attention on the intricacies of color, creating a mindful experience. Come out to The Woods for a mind-cleansing walk using watercolors as our guide. Come prepared for the [...]

By |2020-10-22T13:38:07+00:00October 22nd, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Nature Journaling in Color

Gifts of Fall

Let's welcome fall and celebrate all the things we love about this time of year. Together we'll embark on a scenic foliage hike to enjoy the crisp autumn air and discover the gifts fall has to offer. Bring your appetite because afterwards we’ll warm ourselves with a pioneer style dessert! Hike is easy-moderate with hills. [...]

By |2020-09-29T22:21:41+00:00October 8th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Gifts of Fall
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