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Winter Birding Basics

Bare branches and fewer birds makes for the perfect time to learn the basics of birdwatching. We’ll grab binoculars and set out onto the preserve to hone our skills and discover how special winter bird watching really is. We will go for a short hike, please come dressed for the weather. Pre- registration is required [...]

By |2020-12-16T14:51:28+00:00February 6th, 2021|, , , |Comments Off on Winter Birding Basics

Superlative Life

The great naturalist Edwin Way Teale wrote that winter is a time of superlative life. The abilities of plants and animals to survive the cold Central New York winters are varied and astounding. Follow along as Naturalist Tom Meier sets forth to understand the adaptations and drive of winter wildlife in a time when giving [...]

By |2020-12-21T13:05:01+00:00February 5th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Superlative Life

Trail School: December Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 [...]

By |2020-11-24T14:17:44+00:00December 3rd, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Trail School: December Explorations

Science Adventures in Nature

Science Adventures in Nature is back for December! This three 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!  $30 members; $45 public. Pre-registration is [...]

By |2020-11-20T19:19:40+00:00December 1st, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Science Adventures in Nature

Fall Harvest

Winter is coming! And nature’s ultimate food preppers are getting ready. Let’s go for a hike to look for evidence of animals stocking up and preparing for winter and learn different food storage strategies from the experts! Register for Fall Harvest! More Details: At Baltimore Woods Nature Center, the health and safety of our staff [...]

By |2020-10-28T15:39:45+00:00November 12th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Fall Harvest

Trail School: November Explorations

Inspired by one of the great naturalists of the 19th century, Enos Mills, each excursion will take us on an adventure as we explore away from the main trails. Our 182-acre “classroom” is rich with diverse habitats, including streams, forests, wetlands, beaver ponds, and open meadows. This three-week series runs weekly on Thursday afternoons. $30 [...]

By |2020-10-27T00:41:23+00:00November 5th, 2020|, , |Comments Off on Trail School: November Explorations

Night at The Woods – A Live Virtual Experience!

A beloved annual event, this year we are bringing the mystery of the night forest to you live at home! While our trails close at dusk, life in The Woods just starts to stir when the sun goes down. Join our education team as they show you live footage of the exciting and mysterious nocturnal [...]

By |2020-09-12T16:47:13+00:00September 19th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Night at The Woods – A Live Virtual Experience!

Virtual Magnificent Monarchs

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 in [...]

By |2020-09-28T22:23:09+00:00September 19th, 2020|, , , |Comments Off on Virtual Magnificent Monarchs

Virtual Amazing Migrants: A Closer Look at Bird Migration

Streaming in through our windows this month is a whole new ensemble of bird songs from those we heard at the start of May. Over the past few weeks, these migratory birds have arrived back in our region after a perilous journey south and are now raising their young, who will make their own journey soon enough. Join naturalist [...]

By |2020-06-22T11:52:40+00:00June 20th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Amazing Migrants: A Closer Look at Bird Migration

Virtual Treefrogs and Peepers

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! Register for Treefrogs and Peepers! When [...]

By |2020-06-08T18:59:27+00:00June 6th, 2020|, |Comments Off on Virtual Treefrogs and Peepers
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