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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Oct 22, 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! Program: Hocking Hills Photography – Join us as photographer Don Holycross shows and discusses the photographic splendor of the Hocking Hills area. Presenter: Don Holycross Shooting Topic: Fall Colors  

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Storytime Sprouts: Me and the Trees

Oct 26, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Gather with Terri to delight in tree stories, tree songs, and tree fingerplays followed by a walk under the beautiful autumn trees. Fall at TWC is special for all ages so join the preschool fun. This popular preschool program is for ages 2-6, and siblings are welcome. We are pleased to offer this event FREE…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Oct 28, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club as members present “Star Talks – Short Presentations on Observing Endeavors.” Various members will discuss their recent astronomical travels around the country sharing with us some of their astrophotography and stories. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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Environmental Investigators: Nature’s Costumes

Oct 29, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

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

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Wear your own costume in this seasonally inspired family program to explore the interesting costumes found in nature! Join a naturalist to explore TWC trails and habitats looking for examples of how nature uses “costumes” to attract mates, for camouflage, and for mimicry. We’ll even test how plants use color to attract pollinators! We encourage…

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Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

Nov 04, 2022 8:30PM—10:00PM

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

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The night sky is a place of wonders! Be inspired by constellations, craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, stellar nurseries, galaxies filled with stars, and more! Come to our monthly, first Friday Star Watch hosted by the Wilderness Center’s Astronomy Club. Star Watch is free and fun for the whole family.  Explore our…

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Planetarium Show “Planet Nine: The Search is On”

Nov 04, 2022 7:30PM—8:30PM

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

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Join the hunt for a possible planet!  Planet Nine tells a tale of the search for another world hidden in the darkness.  Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they discover evidence of a Kuiper Belt object 10 times more massive than Earth and embark on the search for a new ninth planet…

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TWC Readers Club Book Chat

Nov 05, 2022 2:00PM—3:30PM

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

The TWC Readers Club meets periodically to discuss a book with a theme of nature, the environment, and our participation in the natural world.  Selections may be fact or fiction, about observations or issues, and have included biography, essay, and memoir. This is an informal group with no dues.  Drop-ins are welcome at any meeting they find…

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Playscape Plus: BOO at the Playscape

Nov 05, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

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

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Bats, Opossums and Owls (BOO!) are only a few of the nocturnal animals that visit the Nature Playscape when you are sleeping. Join Terri to play nature games, build crafts and imagine life as nocturnal critters as you practice a few of their super survival skills and awesome adaptations. We are pleased to offer this…

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Foxfield Preserve Guided Tour

Nov 05, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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If you are 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.  Registration required. Tour attendees will meet at The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building. We will form a processional and drive to the cemetery from there. A walking…

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Night Hike

Nov 11, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM

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

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The night is alive at The Wilderness Center! Observe nocturnal wildlife undisturbed as we visit different habitats, experiencing the night with nature-friendly nightlights. Learn the importance of the dark sky to wildlife and humans alike as you reconnect with nature on a roughly 1-mile hike that engages your lesser used senses. Following the hike, observe…

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