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  • Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Lisa Rainsong, Gardening for a Concert

    Jul 10, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Gardening for a Concert: Creating Concert Halls for Nature’s Music from Parks to Your Backyard From bird songs in the spring and summer to an evening chorus of crickets and katydids in later summer into fall, we can invite and welcome nature’s chorus into our yards and gardens. A large park may have a full-sized…

  • Firefly Festival

    Jul 20, 2024 4:00PM—9:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

    Join The Wilderness Center for a new, family-friendly evening summer event to celebrate our shining friends, fireflies! Explore the magical world of fireflies and other nightly creatures, combining education, hands-on activities, and flashes of fun! 🎵 Enjoy Stories and Campfire Songs with TWC’s Education Team, and Make & Take Crafts, while supplies last. ✨ Catch…

  • Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Chelsea Gottfried, Mysterious Moths

    Jul 27, 2024 8:00PM—10:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Though seldom seen due to their nocturnal nature, moths are every bit as beautiful and charismatic as their butterfly cousins. Their role as pollinators is essential to the survival of many of our plants, especially orchids. Most importantly, moths and their caterpillars are food for birds, bats, and countless other animals. We will take a…

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Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Lisa Rainsong, Gardening for a Concert

Jul 10, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Register

Gardening for a Concert: Creating Concert Halls for Nature’s Music from Parks to Your Backyard From bird songs in the spring and summer to an evening chorus of crickets and katydids in later summer into fall, we can invite and welcome nature’s chorus into our yards and gardens. A large park may have a full-sized…

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Firefly Festival

Jul 20, 2024 4:00PM—9:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Join The Wilderness Center for a new, family-friendly evening summer event to celebrate our shining friends, fireflies! Explore the magical world of fireflies and other nightly creatures, combining education, hands-on activities, and flashes of fun! 🎵 Enjoy Stories and Campfire Songs with TWC’s Education Team, and Make & Take Crafts, while supplies last. ✨ Catch…

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Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Chelsea Gottfried, Mysterious Moths

Jul 27, 2024 8:00PM—10:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Register

Though seldom seen due to their nocturnal nature, moths are every bit as beautiful and charismatic as their butterfly cousins. Their role as pollinators is essential to the survival of many of our plants, especially orchids. Most importantly, moths and their caterpillars are food for birds, bats, and countless other animals. We will take a…

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Past | Archive

Backyard Habitat Speaker: Judy Semroc, Dragons, Damsels & Hummers- Learning, Loving, Luring

Jun 19, 2024 5:00PM—6:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Mike Hensley, Renovating Your Yard for Nature’s Benefit

Jun 04, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Wild Bees & Butterflies of Ohio

Jun 01, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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

TWC’s Woodcock Walk

Mar 28, 2024 7:30PM—8:30PM