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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…

  • Night Out With Nature at Hoodletown Brewing Company: Naturally Native

    Mar 15, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

    Hoodletown Brewing Company 424 W 3rd St Dover, OH 44622

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    Joined by The Garden Gurl, Heather Pariso, for plants for food, fun, and friends! Incorporating native plants into your daily life. Attendees will purchase their own beverages. Hoodletown Brewing Company- 424 W 3rd St, Dover, OH 44622 Home

  • Research Symposium

    Mar 22, 2024 9:00AM—4:30PM

    The Wilderness Center/Virtual 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Have you ever wanted to participate in environmental research that directly impacts your local ecosystem? This is your chance to interact with researchers, land managers, and community members that are dedicated to improving environmental conditions where they live, work, and play. Goal: To develop an inclusive research initiative at The Wilderness Center. Speakers include: Dr.…

  • Ales for Trails

    Apr 06, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

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

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    Join us for a craft beer tasting adventure at TWC! Support nature, conservation, and education while sipping on craft beers and enjoying the trails at The Wilderness Center.  Longtime members and community supporters may rmember a version of this event from before 2020. However, the region’s craft brewing industry has grown and evolved dramatically in recent…

  • Run Wild! 2024

    Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—12:00PM

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

    Run Wild on the trails at The Wilderness Center! Join us in celebrating Earth Day with an morning run/walk and experience the beauty of nature. Take on the 10K or 5K, or bring the whole family out for the 1Mile Fun Run! Your registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts in our community.…

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Environmental Investigators: Help the Little Critters

Apr 20, 2024 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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  During the launch of Environmental Investigators for the season we will learn about bugs. With a focus on where insects live we will work together to rebuild a bug hotel on our property. Learn the importance that these structures bring to the environment and how to build one for the little critters in your…

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Storytime Sprouts: Going On A Bug Hunt

Jul 18, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Let’s look for bugs! While listening to bug stories and rhymes we will learn all about bugs and what they do. Then head outside to explore the prairie for some of our bug friends. Free for member children. $4 for each nonmember child. Accompanying adults are free of charge. Storytime Sprouts is a preschool program…

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Storytime Sprouts: Going On A Bug Hunt

Jul 12, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Let’s look for bugs! While listening to bug stories and rhymes we will learn all about bugs and what they do. Then head outside to explore the prairie for some of our bug friends. Free for member children. $4 for each nonmember child. Accompanying adults are free of charge. Storytime Sprouts is a preschool program for…

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Bugs, Birds, and Native Plants

Apr 15, 2023 2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

A part of our free Come Grow with Us Series. Join TWC for a seminar on bugs, birds, and native plants. Learn how they benefit our environment. Presentation by Megan Shoenfelt from The Terra Depot. This event is sponsored by: 

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Environmental Investigators: Investigating Insects

Mar 18, 2023 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689 Meet in the Lakeview Shelter

Get outside with us in this family-friendly program where we will learn what makes an insect an insect, and how insects are important to the environment. Use a bug box to get a close look at insects we find, and look at specimens we have representing different classes of insects. Put what you learn to…

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Past | Archive

TWC Readers Book Chat

Mar 02, 2024 2:00PM—3:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Mar 02, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

Mar 02, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Mar 01, 2024 8:00PM—9:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Mar 01, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

The Wilderness Center, Astronomy Building 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Feb 24, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689