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2024 Solar Eclipse

Apr 06, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse.  Much of Ohio is in the path of totality which means if you’re within this path you will see a total solar eclipse. Those outside the path of totality will see only a partial eclipse, how partial depends on…

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Planetarium Show: Totality

Apr 06, 2024 11:30AM—12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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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Planetarium Show: Totality

Apr 05, 2024 8:00PM—9:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

  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…

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Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Seed Banking for Restoration – How to get Involved in Northeast Ohio’s Seed Banking Movement.

Apr 04, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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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TWC’s Woodcock Walk

Mar 28, 2024 7:30PM—8:30PM

Join The Wilderness Center this Thursday March 28th for a captivating evening stroll to witness the mesmerizing courtship dance of the American Woodcock at The Wilderness Center! Experience nature’s spectacle as these elusive birds perform their intricate display. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect with the natural world and marvel at one of its…

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Saturday Creature Feature!

Mar 23, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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…

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Night Hike: Spring Equinox

Mar 19, 2024 7:30PM—8:30PM

9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

  Enjoy a night hike at the Wilderness Center on the first day of spring.  Bring your red-light flashlight – white lights are not allowed on the trails at night. Don’t have a red-light flashlight? Bring your flashlight and we can make it red for you.  Hiking boots and weather appropriate attire are recommended.

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Saturday Creature Feature!

Mar 16, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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…

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Planetarium Show: Moons: Worlds of Mystery

Mar 16, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us as we explore the little worlds of our solar system.  Learn how our own Moon was born and the role it has played in making Earth a planet habitable for life.  Explore the diversity of Jupiter’s four Galilean moons, Saturn’s moon Titan and moons orbiting asteroids and Kuiper Belt objects like Pluto.  Speculate…

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Butterflies Day

Mar 14, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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 garden…

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