Photos courtesy of Baltimore Woods
15 If These Trees Could Talk 10:30am-12noon Join Baltimore Woods Naturalist Tom Meier on a journey through time. The shape of the forests at Baltimore Woods is intimately tied to the lifestyles of all the people who came before. This hike will take an inspiring look at the history of the preserve and the ever changing relationships between people and the land, as told through the eyes of the colorful autumn trees. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
19 Star Party: 20th Annual National Astronomy Day 7:30-9:30pm Cloud date: October 20th It’s National Astronomy Day! Come and view the planets Uranus & Neptune through telescopes, plus the early winter star clusters such as the Pleiades, along with the king of the Planets, Jupiter, rising in the east. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
20 Mushroom Growing Workshop 10:30-noon In this workshop Owen Tallman, “The Imaginary Farmer”, will talk about the basics of mushroom biology (including mushroom reproduction!), introduce some excellent edible mushrooms you can cultivate fairly easily, and discuss approaches to home and farm mushroom cultivation. Participants can receive a Grow-it-Yourself oyster mushroom kit and have the option of mixing it up there in the workshop. With kit included: $30 for members; $45 for nonmembers. Without kit: $8 for members; $12 for nonmembers
20 Double Dog Dare Walk 8-9:30pm Baltimore Woods dares you . . . no, double dog dares you, to walk through the woods with only the moon lighting your way! Search for creatures that go bump in the night and treats hidden along the trails. $5 for members; $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
27 Skulls, Bones, and Foul Play? 11am-noon It’s a “whodunit” with a natural twist! Come learn how to identify skulls, scat, and other traces that animals leave behind. Then put your forensic skills to the test to close the case on some unsolved mysteries. Help us find Baltimore Woods’ Most Wanted! $5 for members; $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
Baltimore Woods Nature Center is located at 4007 Bishop Hill Road, Marcellus, NY 13108
For more information visit www.baltimorewoods.org or call 315.673.1350