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  • Backyard Habitat: All About Birds

    Feb 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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    Discover the birds of your backyard!  Play games to learn about bird behavior, make bird feeders and other bird crafts.  See birds up close during a demonstration of banding procedures and discover the value of bird banding research.  Come anytime during the event.  Free for members.  $5 per family for non-members.  Pre-registration not required, but…

  • Nature Journal Series: Tracking Change

    Feb 19, 2022 10:00AM—Dec 10, 2022 12:00PM

    Ashland SWCD Office 1763 State Route 60 Ashland, OH 44805

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    Nature journaling can be a wonderful way to connect with nature. Using the book The Naturalists Notebook: An Observation Guide and 5-Year Calendar-Journal for Tracking Changes in the Natural World Around You, by Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and Bernrd Heinrich, we will work on slowing down, careful observation, simple experiments and asking questions, all of which serve…

  • Readings in Natural History: Women in the Wild

    Mar 01, 2022 12:00PM—Mar 22, 2022 1:00PM

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    Celebrate Women’s History Month with this four-part, lunch hour series. From First Ladies to explorers, ranchers to educators, we’ll explore the natural world through the pens of amazing, trail-blazing women. Join naturalist Carrie Elvey for this virtual series, capped off by a discussion with Deborah Fleming , author of Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape. Format and…

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TWC Readers Club Book Chat

May 07, 2022 2:00PM—3:30PM

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

The TWC Readers Club meets periodically to discuss a book with a theme of nature, the environment, and our participation in the natural world.  Selections may be fact or fiction, about observations or issues, and have included biography, essay, and memoir. This is an informal group with no dues.  Drop-ins are welcome at any meeting they find…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Mar 26, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Mar 12, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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TWC Readers Club Book Chat

Mar 05, 2022 2:00PM—3:30PM

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

The TWC Readers Club meets periodically to discuss a book with a theme of nature, the environment, and our participation in the natural world.  Selections may be fact or fiction, about observations or issues, and have included biography, essay, and memoir. This is an informal group with no dues.  Drop-ins are welcome at any meeting they find…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Mar 25, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Monthly meeting of The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club. Speaker is Dr. Doug Arion, director of Mountains of Stars speaking about using astronomy as a tool to promote environmental and scientific thinking.

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Spring Wildflowers of Northeast Ohio program with TWC Botanizers

Mar 26, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Presented by Marvin Smith.  “Spring-a-Comin,” what better way to prepare for this “splash of color” than a preview “photo tour” of spring wildflowers in Northeast Ohio?  Northeast Ohio has a large diversity of habitats, so we have one of the best spring wildflower displays in the state.  This program is open to all who would…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Feb 26, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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Fabulous Ferns program with TWC Botanizers

Feb 26, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Presented by Marvin Smith.  Because most ferns are colored green, which is the dominate color of the plant world, they most often get overlooked for the bright rainbow of colors found in flowering plants.  The beauty in ferns is seen when you take a closer look, for “ferns exhibity the pure beauty of leaves.”  The…

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“The Covered Bridges of Ohio” with TWC Nature Photo Club

Feb 26, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club member Jack Perry will speak.  His presentation is entitled A Short Essay on the Historic Wooden Covered Bridges of Nineteenth Century Ohio.  Join us for the regular club meeting and presentation!  All are welcome!

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Feb 25, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Monthly meeting of The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 22, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Workshop

Jan 22, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jan 21, 2022 7:00PM—8:30PM

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

Storytime Sprouts: Snowy Days

Jan 20, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 08, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Night Hike to Telescopes: Owl Prowl!

Jan 08, 2022 7:00PM—10:00PM

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