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  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course (Ashland)

    Jul 07, 2022 6:00PM—Jul 30, 2022 4:30PM

    Hazel Willis Woods 1155 Township Road 2156 Ashland, OH 44805

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    The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

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Star Watch

Jul 01, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Public Star Watch

Aug 05, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Environmental Investigators: Flopping Frogs

Jul 22, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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See different types of frogs that live in Ohio. Learn our regional frog calls, and try your hand at catching tadpoles in our pond! For families/groups with children of all ages.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor. However, space is limited and…

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Environmental Investigators: Insect Safari

Aug 19, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Catch a variety of insects in the prairie and meadow and learn to identify your specimens! See if you can spy their five eyes (among other amazing features), then release them back into the grass. For families/groups with children of all ages.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the…

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Environmental Investigators: Pond Critter Catching

Aug 28, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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So many creatures inhabit our pond, from tadpoles and larval salamanders to amazing water bugs! Join a naturalist in catching these little wonders, and learn to identify them!  Participants will not be going in the water. For families/groups with children of all ages.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to…

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Planetarium Show: “Phantom of the Universe”

Aug 20, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the…

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Planetarium Show: “Phantom of the Universe”

Aug 20, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the…

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Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 13, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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We will learn about the Chicxulub and Tunguska meteor events, the Brenham meteorite fall, and the asteroid fragment that struck Siberia on February 15, 2013, becoming the most documented meteor event in history.  We learn how asteroid hunters seek new objects in the solar system, and how ground penetrating radar is used to find meteorites…

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Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 13, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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We will learn about the Chicxulub and Tunguska meteor events, the Brenham meteorite fall, and the asteroid fragment that struck Siberia on February 15, 2013, becoming the most documented meteor event in history.  We learn how asteroid hunters seek new objects in the solar system, and how ground penetrating radar is used to find meteorites…

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Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 12, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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We will learn about the Chicxulub and Tunguska meteor events, the Brenham meteorite fall, and the asteroid fragment that struck Siberia on February 15, 2013, becoming the most documented meteor event in history.  We learn how asteroid hunters seek new objects in the solar system, and how ground penetrating radar is used to find meteorites…

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Astronomy Club Meeting

Jun 24, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689