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Mammal Detectives

Discover the different evidence mammals leave behind as they travel through the forest. We’ll gain new investigation skills as we explore and try to answer the who, where, and why of mammals in the winter. Dress for the weather. Trail will be moderate with hills. Program for ages 8 and up. $6 members; $9 public. [...]

Trail School: Trails of the Tricksters

Foxes and coyotes move all around Baltimore Woods at night. This trip will take us far and wide as we follow wild tracks wherever they might lead! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the weather. Be sure to bring water and a snack for the trail. Program for ages 5-15. $6 members; [...]

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 a winter night walk in search of these mysterious birds of prey. Dress for the weather; snowshoes will be provided, if necessary. Program for ages 10 and up. $6 members; $9 public. Register for Owl [...]

By |2020-01-21T18:35:49+00:00February 1st, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Owl Prowl: Owls in Time

Snow Stories: Animal Track Edition

By learning the basics of animal tracking a whole new world is opened up for you! Are you looking for a fun winter activity? Our furry friends are out and about leaving clues, waiting for you to decipher their stories in the snow! Snowshoes provided or bring your own if you have them.  Program for [...]

By |2019-12-18T20:53:21+00:00December 19th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Snow Stories: Animal Track Edition

Migrate, Hibernate, Acclimate

Birds, mammals, herps-oh my! Will they travel to distant lands, sleep through it all, or conquer the cold? Explore the different ways animals in New York recognize and prepare for winter.  Program for 6 and up. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for Migrate, Hibernate, Acclimate!

By |2019-08-26T16:14:36+00:00November 23rd, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Migrate, Hibernate, Acclimate

Field Trip to Montezuma Wildlife Refuge

Come along for a guided trip to see the some of the last of the migratory birds before the water freezes over. Carpool leaves Baltimore Woods at 8:15am, otherwise meet at the refuge’s visitor center at 9am. Bring binoculars and dress warm.  Program for all ages. $6 for members; $9 for public. Due to winter’s [...]

By |2019-11-15T22:30:16+00:00November 16th, 2019|, , , , |Comments Off on Field Trip to Montezuma Wildlife Refuge

CSI: Predator vs. Prey

It’s the weekend before Halloween and mischief has found its way to the Woods! Join us for a night of crime scene investigation as we learn about animals and their predators. Find out who ate who…it could be you!  Program for 3 and up. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for CSI: Predator vs. [...]

By |2019-08-21T18:42:41+00:00October 26th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on CSI: Predator vs. Prey

Guide to Backyard Birdwatching

Your backyard can become a hub of activity for migrating and overwintering birds with just a few simple tips and tricks. Learn about different feeders, types of food, common feeder birds, and how to deal with squirrels. We will also explore Project FeederWatch and how you can get started collecting data for The Cornell Lab.  [...]

By |2019-08-20T18:29:28+00:00September 26th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Guide to Backyard Birdwatching

The One and Only Flying Mammal

Yes, that’s right, a flying mammal! Lets wing our way into the world of bats by exploring their amazing adaptations for flight. Learn about how they navigate the forest at night and what bats you may see in New York. Program for ages 7 and up. Bring a flashlight. This program includes a hike to [...]

By |2019-08-20T16:02:07+00:00August 24th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on The One and Only Flying Mammal