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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

May 24, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground at TWC offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practice. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial and discuss the operations of Foxfield Preserve. Following the presentation we welcome participation in a Q&A discussion. 

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Insect Safari

May 22, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Catch a variety of insects in the prairie and meadow and learn to identify your specimens! See if you can spy their five eyes (among other amazing features), then release them back into the grass. $5 per child (age 5-12) for non-members.  Free for members!  Members, login to register free of charge.

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

May 21, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Join us for the regular club meeting and presentation.  All are welcome! Brian Wilson – Ohio Waterfalls: Brian’s primary interest is searching for, visiting, and photographing waterfalls.  Anyone following Ohio landscape photography, particular waterfalls, knows of his great work.  He will share his passion through images and stories.

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Water Critters

May 21, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Head down to our pond to catch a variety of small aquatic creatures.  Learn to identify creatures from salamanders to water bugs, and observe their behavior in the water. $5 per child (age 5-12) for non-members.  Free for members!  Members, login to register free of charge.

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Foto Fest Take-In

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

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

Drop off your photographs that you’ll be entering into the 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest! Photos will be accepted during normal business hours (9am-4:30pm on Saturday; 11am-4pm on Sunday). More information about the Foto Fest can be found HERE.

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Night Hike to Telescopes

May 20, 2022 9:00PM—11:30PM

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

Experience The Wilderness Center at night. Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the night life in our forest. Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. Telescopes cancelled if cloudy. Bring your red-light flashlight – white lights are not allowed on the trails at night.…

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World Bee Day Celebration

May 20, 2022 4:00PM—7:00PM

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

We’re kicking off this year’s Save Ohio Bees™ campaign from 4:00 to 7:00 pm here at The Wilderness Center!  Join us for: Interactive Creature Feature – Learn about native bees, and how to ID them. Learn & Share – Native bees of Ohio presentation and group chat. Planting for Pollinators – Learn about native plants, and…

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“Photographing the Night” Workshop

May 20, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Have you ever wished you could photograph the night sky?  Today you can capture beautiful images with modest equipment.  The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club is offering a workshop series combining lecture background and hands-on experience with image capture and processing.   This is the second session, concentrating on what a digital image is and how we process…

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