Burnet Woods Birdwatching Group
Every other Sunday, June-August, 8:00AM; Free
Explore this vital oasis of green space in the heart of Uptown! We’ll gently ramble through the trails, paths, and walkways of Burnet Woods taking notice of which feathered friends are nesting, resting or hunting in the woods.
Meet by the lake in front of Trailside Nature Center on Brookline Avenue. Bring your own binoculars if possible. Suggested entrance to park is Ludlow Avenue entrance. 6/9, 6/23, 7/7, 7/21, 8/4, 8/18
Tree & Wildflower Walks w/ Dr. Denis Conover
Every Sunday, 2:30PM; Free
Join Dr. Denis Conover of U.C. for a peaceful and informative exploration of the habitats in Burnet Woods! This is a popular walk among our local naturalists community. Dr. Conover has been studying the ecology of Burnet for several decades and often uses the park as an extension of his classroom. Walk will be on and off trails. Sometimes off, off trails. Please wear close-toed shoes appropriate to hike; pants are recommended. Meet outside Trailside Nature Center.
Nature Meditation Hike
Date TBD (see Facebook page); Free
Come explore a peaceful connection to nature. We’ll enjoy a nice walk or hike through Burnet Woods stopping along the way to explore 3 brief Grounding, Noticing and Listening meditations. We’ll choose our route on trails, grass and/or paved areas as best suited to the weather. Hike will be 2ish miles in length and last approx. 75 minutes. Meet at Trailside Nature Center. Friendly dogs able to be calm in groups and at rest are welcome. Capacity is limited to 20.
Give an Hour: Litter Pick-Up
Weekly (see ‘In the Woods This Week’ or FB page)
Spend an hour helping to clean up Burnet Woods. Bags and gloves are provided. We choose times and locations depending on park activity, needs and the number of volunteers who come to help. Dates/Times are posted each week in our ‘In the Woods This Week’ event list or on our Facebook page. Close-toed shoes are recommended. Note: picking up litter is physical work which involves repeated bending, crouching and reaching, as well as carrying a garbage bag.