Baltimore Woods Announces Programs for October 2013

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Baltimore Woods Nature Center announces their October programs with details listed below.

October 11 Star Party: National Astronomy Day 6:30-9pm

Oct 12th is National Astronomy Day! This will be the best chance to see Mercury for the remainder of the year, along with a crescent moon, and Venus as well, plus hello to Fall skies. Back-up date: Oct 12. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.

October 15 & 26 If These Trees Could Talk 10:30am-noon

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.

October 16 Changing to Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency 7-9pm

Reducing energy bills and our carbon footprint from heating our homes are important topics to many people. Come to explore the basics of renewable solar, wind, geothermal energy, and energy efficiency to assess if they could work for you. Special Presentation by Ron Meyer. $5 for members, $8 for nonmembers

October 19 Double Dog Dare Walk 8-9:30pm

Baltimore Woods Nature Center 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.

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Hours: Interpretive Center is open M-F 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, closed Sundays.

Baltimore Woods Nature Center *4007 Bishop Hill Road *Marcellus, NY 13108

The hiking trails and parking are free and open every day from dawn to dusk.

Baltimore Woods Nature in the City brings authentic natural science learning to K-6 grade urban school children. Supported by the Syracuse City School District and corporate sponsors, tied to the Syracuse

City School District curriculum and New York State Science Standards, lesson content supports teachers while directly impacting students. Holding programs in parks and neighborhood green spaces as well as the classroom, students’ earliest learning experiences in the sciences are relevant, meaningful and fun.

 

Visit www.baltimorewoods.org for more information.

 

 

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