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The Enchanted Forest

Oct 08, 2021 6:30PM—Oct 09, 2021 8:30PM

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

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The Wilderness Center’s Enchanted Forest is returning in 2021! Visitors will meet the much-loved characters of Slug, Bat, Salamander, Opossum, Spider, and Coyote as they are escorted along our pumpkin-lit trails. These friendly characters will sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. The experience is a fun, safe event for families.…

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Nocturnal Animals

Oct 02, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center

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Learn about the adaptation of nocturnal wildlife and meet a nocturnal wildlife ambassador with some special skills. Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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The Enchanted Forest

Oct 08, 2021 6:30PM—Oct 09, 2021 8:30PM

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

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The Wilderness Center’s Enchanted Forest is returning in 2021! Visitors will meet the much-loved characters of Slug, Bat, Salamander, Opossum, Spider, and Coyote as they are escorted along our pumpkin-lit trails. These friendly characters will sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. The experience is a fun, safe event for families.…

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Spider Safari

Oct 10, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Collect spiders using a variety of methods, then identify them and learn about their amazing lifestyles! Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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International Observe the Moon Night

Oct 16, 2021 7:30PM—11:30PM

The Wilderness Center Wilmot, OH 44689

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International Observe the Moon Night is a time to come together with fellow Moon enthusiasts and curious people worldwide. Everyone on Earth is invited to learn about lunar science and exploration, take part in celestial observations, and honor cultural and personal connections to the Moon. Join us here at The Wilderness Center to view from…

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Homeschool Thursday Hike: The Ups and Downs of Ohio

Oct 21, 2021 10:30AM—12:00PM

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

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Get those hiking boots ready for a long hike on our Pioneer Path to visit our natural spring. Along the way, learn to read a topographic map and how hills and valleys form from glacial action in this part of Ohio. This program contains quite a bit of walking, so please be prepared.  Geared for…

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Autumn Wildlife Hike

Nov 05, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

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Join a naturalist on the trails to appreciate the sights and sounds of the fall season. Discuss the autumn adaptations of a variety of wildlife. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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Night Hike to Telescopes

Nov 12, 2021 8:00PM—11:30PM

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

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Experience The Wilderness Center at night.  Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the nightlife in our forest.  Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. We’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories.  Telescopes cancelled if cloudy.  Bring your…

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Happy Hibernators

Nov 21, 2021 11:00AM

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

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Learn about animals who hibernate during the winter, and meet a wildlife ambassador who spends the winter sleeping underground! Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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