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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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Foxfield Preserve Guided Tour

Sep 23, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

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

If you are interested in learning more about conservation burial and environmentally friendly options for your final resting place, join us for a guided tour of the Foxfield Preserve.  Registration required. Tour attendees will meet at The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building. We will form a processional and drive to the cemetery from there. A walking…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Oct 21, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground at TWC offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practice. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial and discuss the operations of Foxfield Preserve. Following the presentation we welcome participation in a Q&A discussion. We will send you an email on the day…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Nov 18, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground at TWC offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practice. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial and discuss the operations of Foxfield Preserve. Following the presentation we welcome participation in a Q&A discussion. We will send you an email on the day…

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Dark Sky Conservation Conference

Nov 06, 2021 9:30AM—4:00PM

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Join us for a full day of speakers covering topics including how to be a dark sky citizen scientist, Lights Out Ohio and the dark sky initiative, and how evolutionary biology can inform conservation policy and land managers on how to better mitigate sensory pollution.  This virtual program will take place via Zoom.  Registrants will…

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Creating a Management Plan for Your Property – Beyond the Backyard

Oct 30, 2021 9:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Small parcels of land can have a big impact in protecting populations of insects, birds, and other animals and in maintaining healthy habitats beyond the backyard. Designed for homeowners with 3-10 acres, this workshop will help you look at your property through a managers eye – finding ways to create, protect, and improve habitat. We…

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Wine and Wilderness: Dark Matters

Nov 05, 2021 6:30PM—7:30PM

Troutman Vineyards 4243 S. Columbus Rd. Wooster, OH 44691

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Plants and animals need dark skies.  They rely on natural light cues for navigation, timing of major life events, and protection.  Learn how you can help keep the skies dark for wildlife.  Event takes place at Troutman Vineyards in Wooster.  $10 includes program and 1 glass of wine.  Registration required.  Space is limited.

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Plastics in the Environment

Nov 13, 2021 10:30AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

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The amount of single-use plastic wastes is now polluting every aspect of our environment, air, water and land. We will explore the chemistry, health effects, and history of this nearly indestructible material and look at some alternative materials. Presented by retired teacher, Dr. Randi Pokladnik.

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Past | Archive

Under the Night Sky – online

Sep 24, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Astronomy Club Meeting

Sep 24, 2021 7:30PM—9:30PM

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

Foxfield Preserve Guided Tour

Sep 23, 2021 6:00PM—7:00PM

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

Foxfield Preserve Guided Tour

Sep 23, 2021 3:00PM—4:00PM

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

CANCELLED Foxfield Guided Tour

Sep 22, 2021 6:00PM—7:00PM

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