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What we do

The Wilderness Center educates people of all ages to inspire a love of nature, and conserves natural lands for the health and benefit of the community.

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Acres Protected
Acres Under Sustainble Forest Management
Volunteer Naturalists Trained
Trees Planted (since 2021)
Miles of Trail
Preserves open to the Public
Communities Served
Students Impacted (Since 2018)
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Education

Learn more about the natural world around you.

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Conservation

Restore, preserve and protect your corner of the world.

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Community

Protect the planet and serve your community.

Programs, Events & Workshops

Events

Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

Jul 20, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

Aug 17, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

Sep 21, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Wilderness Wanderings

TWC Blog

July 2024 Full Buck Moon

July’s full Moon, called the full Buck Moon, will occur at 6:17A.M. EDT on July 21, 2024.  By this time the Moon ...
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Wildlife Wednesday 07/17/2024

Happy #WildlifeWednesday! Let’s enjoy some fun facts about fireflies. Fireflies are soft-bodied beetles commonly referred to as lightning bugs. There are more ...
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Wildlife Wednesday 07/10/2024

It’ssssssss #WildlifeWednesday and we are highlighting one of our resident animal ambassadors, Zea the corn snake! The corn snake is a type ...
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White-lined Sphinx Moth

The white-lined sphinx moth is a fascinating creature.  It’s a member of the moth family Sphingidae which has over 1400 species worldwide ...
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Wildlife Wednesday 07/03/2024

It’s #WildlifeWednesday and we are celebrating the upcoming Independence Day holiday with our national symbol, the Bald Eagle! The Bald Eagle is ...
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30th Annual Foto Fest Winners

Thank you to all who participated in the 30th Annual Foto Fest at The Wilderness Center! The winners are…  Best of Show: ...
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Wildlife Wednesday 06/26/2024

Happy #WildlifeWednesday! The Wilderness Center’s high quality habitats are home to many species of salamanders. One of the terrestrial salamanders that can ...
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June 2024 Full Strawberry Moon

As the Sun is setting on June 21, 2024, the first full Moon of summer, the Strawberry Moon, will be rising. The ...
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TAKE ACTION

1.

Educate

Whether through our formal education programs, family and adult programs or guest speaker series, we want to help you dive into the wonders of your own backyard.

2.

Advocate

Small changes can make a difference, and we want to be your resource and partner in making these changes in our shared community.

3.

Donate

Whether you are giving monthly support, planting a Tree Of Life in someone's honor, or making an annual contribution, your support will make a tangible difference in our community.

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