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 special equipment is needed — justyour eyes. The Perseids are the most popular meteor shower ofthe year. You should plan on staying for a while. The numberof Perseids visible will increase from about…

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TWC Strategic Visioning: Designing Your Positive Experience With Wilderness

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The Wilderness Center has been providing positive impacts to nature, the community, and education for almost 60 years. Our natural lands, wildlife, and rivers are facing more threats than ever. In order to adapt and stay relevant in this changing environment, TWC is listening to our community’s needs, wants, and priorities. We’ve partnered with local…

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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 in Wilmot. The project will restore more than 2,300 feet of Fox Creek, and more than six acres of wetlands and floodplain. Projects like this take longer than most people would expect, and…

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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, and the wife of a pharmacist. I’m also a learner. I like to learn about people and relationships. Much in the way that an ecologist studies ecosystems, I like to study organizations. I…

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Discover Black Holes

Join us Saturday, May 15, 2021, on The Wilderness Center’s YouTube channel for this year’s Astronomy Day, where we will host a live event to learn about the most mysterious objects in the universe – black holes.  A stellar lineup of speakers will explain what we know about black holes and the on-going research by the Laser…

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Farewell, friend

The Wilderness Center was shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of TWC board member Tim Fritz. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends, as well as the many community members whose lives he touched. The Fritz family legacy stretches back to before the founding of The Wilderness Center in…

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Representatives From Community Organizations Support 2020 Enchanted Forest Program

The Wilderness Center’s annualEnchanted Forest program will take place online October 9 & 10 at 7:00 p.m. Families are invited to drop-in on Mother Nature and her Forest Staff meeting. The night shift will give updates on their ‘department’ of the forest, sharing jokes, songs and educational stories to teach families about night life in…

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The Wilderness Center Introduces Subscription Service, Your Wild Classroom

The Wilderness Center today announced the creation of a new subscription service to provide natural science enrichment and resources for parents and teachers in the coming school year. The approaching school year has brought with it many new challenges. Whether homeschooling, heading back into the classroom or a combination of both, The Wilderness Center intends…

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Night in with Nature: Beers in the Backyard September 12

The Wilderness Center today announced Night in with Nature: Beers in the Backyard, a virtual beer tasting and fundraiser to take place on September 12 at 7:00 p.m. Attendees will explore the wild of their own backyard while enjoying pizza and a beer tasting for two from Lockport Brewery. The $65 fee will support The…

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