Peace of Mind on a Piece of Land

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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.

Acres Protected
Acres Under Sustainble Forest Management
Volunteer Naturalists Trained
Trees Planted (since 2019)
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.



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Programs, Events & Workshops

Wilderness Wanderings

TWC Blog

Bringing Back a Wetland

Located along the eastern edge of Sigrist Woods, is a tract of land that was at one time farmland.  This parcel of ...
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Popular Fall Events Returning to The Wilderness Center

The Wilderness Center (TWC) is pleased to announce the return of two annual events this fall and much of its regular programming.  ...
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Bee Helpful! Conserve Pollinators!

The conservation effort for pollinators has been in the spotlight or some time now. They are a critical, keystone species for the ...
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Join us for the Perseid Meteor Shower

Bring your lawn chair or blanket and join The WildernessCenter Astronomy Club for our annual Perseid meteor showerwatch on August 13. No ...
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TWC Strategic Visioning: Designing Your Positive Experience With Wilderness

The Wilderness Center has been providing positive impacts to nature, the community, and education for almost 60 years. Our natural lands, wildlife, ...
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Fox Creek Restoration 2.0

The Wilderness Center is working with The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) stream mitigation team on a second restoration project on Fox Creek here ...
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College of Wooster students discover TWC’s Fox Creek restoration

Congratulations to students from the College of Wooster who created the following video describing our Fox Creek restoration! We enjoyed working with ...
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Interpretive Building

Discovering the TWC Ecosystem

Hi. I’m new here. My name is Tiffany, and I’m an artist, a nature lover, a mom, the daughter of a farmer, ...
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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.