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  • TWC Nature Photo Club Foto Fest

    Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

    The 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest continues a long tradition for The Wilderness Center Nature Photo Club!  This year, the event will be combined with the Nature Fest Artists’ Market for an entire weekend celebrating nature and art.  If you are interested in learning more about the Foto Fest, contest rules, and the TWC…

  • Nature Fest Artists’ Market

    Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

    Vendor Registration

    June 4th and 5th Join us for a fantastic day of artful fun… indoors and out!  The Nature Fest Artists’ Market will be teaming up with the 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest to bring you a weekend to discover art inspired by nature and experience the talents of hundreds of local artisans!   Schedule…

  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course

    Jun 13, 2022 8:30AM—Jun 24, 2022 5:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wooster, OH 44691

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    The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course (Ashland)

    Jul 07, 2022 6:00PM—Jul 30, 2022 4:30PM

    Hazel Willis Woods 1155 Township Road 2156 Ashland, OH 44805

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    The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

Current & Upcoming

Storytime Sprouts: Rocks and Pebbles

May 25, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Everybody needs a pebble, a rock, or even a boulder!  Hear rock stories, play rock games, use rocks to make music, and adopt a pet rock when we take a short hike to the rock pit.  We might even rock your socks off! $5 per child for non-members.  Free for members!  Members, login to register…

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Under the Night Sky – online

May 27, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Come explore the constellation Virgo, the Virgin.  Learn where to look for the constellation, some of its interesting facts, a myth or two and we’ll explore some of the beautiful deep sky objects in this constellation.

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

May 28, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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Public Star Watch

Jun 03, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes, and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Planetarium Show: “Imagine the Moon”

Jun 03, 2022 8:00PM—9:00PM

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

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The Moon has been a source of wonder for all of human history.  “Imagine the Moon” explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.   A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration…

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TWC Nature Photo Club Foto Fest

Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

The 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest continues a long tradition for The Wilderness Center Nature Photo Club!  This year, the event will be combined with the Nature Fest Artists’ Market for an entire weekend celebrating nature and art.  If you are interested in learning more about the Foto Fest, contest rules, and the TWC…

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Nature Fest Artists’ Market

Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

Vendor Registration

June 4th and 5th Join us for a fantastic day of artful fun… indoors and out!  The Nature Fest Artists’ Market will be teaming up with the 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest to bring you a weekend to discover art inspired by nature and experience the talents of hundreds of local artisans!   Schedule…

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Planetarium Show: “Imagine the Moon”

Jun 04, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

Register

The Moon has been a source of wonder for all of human history.  “Imagine the Moon” explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.   A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration…

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Planetarium Show: “Imagine the Moon”

Jun 04, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

Register

The Moon has been a source of wonder for all of human history.  “Imagine the Moon” explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.   A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration…

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Jr. Naturalist: In my Backyard

Jun 07, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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Join TWC this summer to complete the  2022 Junior Naturalist challenge! Three sessions will be offered: In My Backyard In My Greenspace In my World This year we’ll study rocks, trees, mammals, and put the “art” in “EARTH”!  We’ll do activities and explore the science of nature around us. For children entering grades 1-5, to…

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Past | Archive

Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

May 24, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Insect Safari

May 22, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

May 21, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Water Critters

May 21, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Foto Fest Take-In

May 21, 2022 12:00AM—May 22, 2022 11:59PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44691

Night Hike to Telescopes

May 20, 2022 9:00PM—11:30PM

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