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  • Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Invasives: What the Heck??

    Apr 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Zac Justus, TWC Land Steward: “Invasives: What The Heck?” Invasive species have played a key role in 60% of global plant and animal extinctions and are expected to be a growing concern for land managers, park managers, farmers, and the public in the coming years. Our Land Steward Zac will explore what invasive species are,…

  • Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Developing a Forestry Stewardship Plan

    Apr 18, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Speaker: Adam Beichler, TWC Director of Forestry Join the forester for TWC Consulting Forestry for a brief presentation on the basics of developing a Forest Stewardship Plan on your property. Benefits of having a plan in place Tax savings programs Developing goals and Objectives Forest Assessment Identifying Issues Implementing the plan Where to buy native…

  • Run Wild! 2024

    Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—12:00PM

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

    RUN WILD! ON THE TRAILS AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER! Join us in celebrating Earth Day with an early morning run/walk and experience the beauty of nature. Take on the 10K or 5K, or bring the whole family out for the 1Mile Fun Run! Your Run Wild! registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts…

  • Native Plant Month Speaker Series: iNaturalist – A Powerful Tool for Identification, Education, Biodiversity, and Networking.

    Apr 27, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Speaker: Timothy Frey iNaturalist – A powerful tool for identification, education, biodiversity and networking. In this workshop, we will introduce you to the iNaturalist app for identifying organisms in our environment. We will learn how to upload an observation to the iNaturalist database and tips to get a correct identification. We will learn the many…

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Frog Monitoring with Telescopes

Apr 12, 2024 7:30PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join us for this citizen science based night program about frogs. April is a great time to go frog monitoring since they are the most local during this time of year. Learn how to identify frogs and some of the skills needed to be a citizen scientist. After this fun program, enjoy looking through some…

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Saturday Creature Feature!

Apr 13, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join us for some family-friendly fun! Meet a TWC ambassador animal at our free Saturday programs. Programs are EVERY SATURDAY at 12:30 in the Cardinal Room of the Interpretive Building. Multiple topics featuring Zea, Barnaby, Gus, the honeybees, and the wildlife visible from the bird viewing room. Join us to learn about who they are and…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Apr 13, 2024 9:30AM

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

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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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Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Invasives: What the Heck??

Apr 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Zac Justus, TWC Land Steward: “Invasives: What The Heck?” Invasive species have played a key role in 60% of global plant and animal extinctions and are expected to be a growing concern for land managers, park managers, farmers, and the public in the coming years. Our Land Steward Zac will explore what invasive species are,…

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Storytime Sprouts: Celebrate Earth Day

Apr 17, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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  It’s never too early to learn about caring for the Earth. We’ll read stories, play games, and even do a simple service project to help nature at TWC. Storytime Sprouts is an early childhood program for children 2-6 years old. Only register and pay for children actively participating in Sprouts. There is no charge…

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Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Developing a Forestry Stewardship Plan

Apr 18, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Speaker: Adam Beichler, TWC Director of Forestry Join the forester for TWC Consulting Forestry for a brief presentation on the basics of developing a Forest Stewardship Plan on your property. Benefits of having a plan in place Tax savings programs Developing goals and Objectives Forest Assessment Identifying Issues Implementing the plan Where to buy native…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Apr 19, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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.  Anyone interested in hiking should come to one of our meetings and find out about our club. Those interested can also check out specific hikes on the Backpackers and Dayhikers' Club webpage.

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Planetarium Show: Living Worlds

Apr 20, 2024 1:00PM—1:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Whether earthly or alien, all life leaves a trace.  Journey through space and time as we explore the co-evolution of life and our planet.  Discover the ways life has transformed Earth’s surface and atmosphere over billions of years making our planet livable.  Then contemplate what life might look like and where it may be found…

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Run Wild! Volunteering

Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—1:00PM

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We're looking for volunteers to help in a variety of ways! Registration required.   Get in on the excitement of Run Wild! as runners take on the 10k, 5k, and 1Mile Fun Run! Join us on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 8am – until all the runners finish (usually done by 1pm). We have many…

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Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

Apr 20, 2024 1:00PM—2:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Interested in learning more about conservation burial and environmentally friendly options for your final resting place? Join us for a guided tour of the Foxfield Preserve. A walking tour of the Prairie Crest, Lower Prairie, and Forest section will be offered, along with details about what natural burial is, how we serve families, and how you can…

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Past | Archive

Ales for Trails

Apr 06, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

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

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

Apr 06, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

2024 Solar Eclipse

Apr 06, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Totality

Apr 06, 2024 11:30AM—12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Apr 05, 2024 9:00PM—10:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Totality

Apr 05, 2024 8:00PM—9:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689