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  • Butterflies Day

    Mar 14, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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    MARCH 14 IS BUTTERFLIES DAY Did you know Ohio is home to about 140 species of butterflies and nearly 500 species of native bees? March is the perfect time to learn how to help them thrive this summer. Discover Ohio’s wild butterflies and bees and how to help them flourish.   Enjoy music, art, lawn and…

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Planetarium Show: Totality

Mar 09, 2024 2:30PM—3:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse. Parts of 14 states lie along the path of totality and those in this path will see a total eclipse of the Sun.  Those outside the path of totality will see only a partial eclipse, how partial depends on…

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Butterflies Day

Mar 14, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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MARCH 14 IS BUTTERFLIES DAY Did you know Ohio is home to about 140 species of butterflies and nearly 500 species of native bees? March is the perfect time to learn how to help them thrive this summer. Discover Ohio’s wild butterflies and bees and how to help them flourish.   Enjoy music, art, lawn and…

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Native Plant Month Speaker Series

Apr 04, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Kimberly Lessman: “Seed Banking for Restoration: How to Get Involved in Northeast Ohio’s Seed Banking Movement” Holden Forests & Gardens is teaming up with partners in our region to collect, store, and redistribute native seeds of local ecotype to support restoration projects in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Learn the basics of collecting native seeds and…

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Native Plant Month Speaker Series

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…

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Past | Archive

An Introduction to Spotted Lanternfly: Ohio’s Next Major Invasive Insect

Aug 21, 2023 5:00PM

Brewster Village Hall, Community Room, 302 Wabash S Brewster, OH 44613

Native Bees

Jun 03, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Night Hike and Telescopes

May 19, 2023 9:00PM—11:00PM

Pollinator Pathways and The Green Corridor: Improving Biodiversity on Protected Land in our own Yard

May 13, 2023 11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Earth Day Adventures

Apr 22, 2023 2:00PM—3:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689