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  • The Wilderness Center Native Plant Sale

    Mar 15, 2023 9:00AM—May 14, 2023 4:00PM

    Place your Native Plant order online and pick up at The Wilderness Center on May 5, 6, 12, or 13 between 10 am and 4 pm.

    The Wilderness Center’s Native Plant Sale features Ohio native plants. The plants that dominate home landscapes are very pretty but provide no benefits to local wildlife. In contrast, native plants are not only beautiful, but also support local wildlife. This year’s plant selection has grown to include recognized native plant cultivars for our region that provide…

  • Night in with Nature: For What It’s Earth: The Role Of Nature In American Art

    Apr 01, 2023 6:30PM—8:00PM

    Your own comfy couch!

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    Plan for a delightful and delicious night in! Aristotle once said, “Art not only imitates nature, but it also completes its deficiencies”. The theme of nature in art has always been present in American art. In this program, we will explore notable American artists who explored nature through their work as subject, by the materials…

  • Earth Day Adventures

    Apr 22, 2023 2:00PM—3:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Celebrate Earth Day in this family-friendly program full of fun activities. Learn about water quality by performing a bio-survey at the pond and see how plants act to filter runoff. And you won’t leave empty-handed! You’ll make plantable seed paper and a portable compost to take home with you. For families/groups with children of all…

  • Owl Prowl

    Apr 28, 2023 8:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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      Whooo likes owls? Come to The Wilderness Center for this nighttime program to learn about these intriguing nocturnal birds. Learn how owls thrive in the night, the different owl calls, and signs that owls are around. Out on the trails, channel your inner owl with some activities as we try to spot some owls…

  • Nature Art

    Apr 29, 2023 11:00AM—12:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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      Let nature be your muse! Enjoy nature in a new way – by making art prints from found nature objects. This guided program allows plenty of room for creativity, but also provides structure and tips for making your masterpiece.  This is an outdoor program with the possibility of participants getting muddy. Dress appropriately.

Current & Upcoming

Planetarium Show: Exoplanets: Discovering New Worlds

May 05, 2023 8:00PM—9:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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  Living networks connect and support life forms large and small — from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. Discover what it means to live in today’s connected world.  Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in…

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Planetarium Show: Habitat Earth

Apr 22, 2023 11:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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  Living networks connect and support life forms large and small — from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. Discover what it means to live in today’s connected world.  Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in…

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Planetarium Show: Habitat Earth

Apr 22, 2023 1:00PM—1:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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  Living networks connect and support life forms large and small — from colonies of tiny microbes and populations of massive whales to ever-expanding human societies. Discover what it means to live in today’s connected world.  Through stunning visualizations of the natural world, dive below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in…

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Past | Archive

Saturday Creature Feature!

Mar 18, 2023 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Mar 18, 2023 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Mar 17, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Bird Club: Woodcock Walk

Mar 14, 2023 7:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Night in with Nature: Oh, the Nature Places You’ll Go!

Mar 11, 2023 6:30PM—8:00PM

Your own comfy couch!