Fall Events and Programs!

Join us for our new and exciting educational events and programs!

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.

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)


Learn more about the natural world around you.



Restore, preserve and protect your corner of the world.



Protect the planet and serve your community.

Programs, Events & Workshops


TWC Members Only: Winter Tree Identification

Dec 11, 2023 1:00PM

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Nov 18, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

TWC Readers’ Group Book Chat

Nov 04, 2023 2:00PM—3:30PM

Wilderness Wanderings

TWC Blog

Conservation Update

The Wilderness Center’s Conservation team has been busy with changes in personnel, projects, and places. Our new Associate Director of Conservation and ...
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Fall Greetings…

From the Director of Development Hello! I am the new Director of development here at The Wilderness Center. I joined the team ...
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Bottle Caps to Benches Program is a Great Success!

We received a total of 5257 pounds in caps and lids through our Bottle Caps to Benches Program. These will be recycled ...
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New Project: Fox Creek 2.0

For the past 150 plus years, humans have made changes across the landscape. One of the changes has been in the channelization ...
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Sigrist Woods inducted into the Old Growth Forest Network

On April 12, our very own Sigrist Woods at The Wilderness Center was inducted into the Old-Growth Forest Network.  Somewhat of a ...
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The Wilderness Center helps to Pass “National Native Plant Month”

The Wilderness Center has signed on as a supporter of a resolution to make April National Native Plant Month. U.S. Senators Rob ...
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The Wilderness Center Awarded Visit Canton Recovery and Destination Development Grant For Nature Playscape

Playing in the "Mud Kitchen" at the Nature Playscape. Many of the popular features will remain and be enhanced. The Wilderness Center ...
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Big Cheers for Volunteers!

The Wilderness Center could not function without the work of volunteers.  In 2021, 171 volunteers donated 3,445 hours to Education, Conservation and ...
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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.



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



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.