Native Plant Sale Programming

May 04, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM


The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Cost $0.00

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We will have speakers throughout the day with topics about pollinators, gardening, and salamanders for Salamander Day.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM: Dawn to Darkness: A Pollinator Palooza! ~ Presented by TWC’s Director of Education, Mike Hensley

Celebrate the remarkable relationship between native plants and pollinators throughout Ohio. We will explore how backyard habitats and native plants can play a crucial role in attracting and supporting these vital day and nighttime pollinators. Discover the diverse array of native plants that can be incorporated to create pollinator-friendly environments, fostering biodiversity right in your own backyard no matter the time of day.

11:00 AM-12:00 PM: Salamander Habitat Hike ~ With TWC’s Education Team

Join the Education Team for Salamander Day. This family friendly program will include both a hike and pond dipping to find salamanders at all stages of life. We request that children that will participate in pond dipping are 8 years or older, but younger kids can observe the pond.

12:30 PM-1:00 PM: Creature Feature

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 what they do!

1:00 PM-3:00 PM: Native Plant Gardening Tips & Demonstration ~ Presented by OSU Master Gardener Volunteers

Join the OSU Extension Stark County Master Gardener Volunteers. They will teach you about the OSU Plant by Number Design and other tips for planting with Native Plants. The second half of the program will be planting a new native plant garden that will help attract different kinds of pollinators.