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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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Nocturnal Animals

Oct 02, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center

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Learn about the adaptation of nocturnal wildlife and meet a nocturnal wildlife ambassador with some special skills. Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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Happy Hibernators

Nov 21, 2021 11:00AM

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

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Learn about animals who hibernate during the winter, and meet a wildlife ambassador who spends the winter sleeping underground! Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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Storytime Sprouts: My 5 Senses

Nov 09, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Name your five senses, hear stories about them, and sing senses songs. We’ll go on a short hike to see, hear, smell and touch interesting natural items. Bring a picnic lunch to taste and tell about your favorites. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of…

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Storytime Sprouts: My 5 Senses

Nov 23, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Name your five senses, hear stories about them, and sing senses songs. We’ll go on a short hike to see, hear, smell and touch interesting natural items. Bring a picnic lunch to taste and tell about your favorites. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of…

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Night Hike to Telescopes

Nov 12, 2021 8:00PM—11:30PM

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

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Experience The Wilderness Center at night.  Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the nightlife in our forest.  Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. We’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories.  Telescopes cancelled if cloudy.  Bring your…

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Under the Night Sky – online

Nov 26, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Come explore the constellation Auriga, the Charioteer. Learn where to look for the constellation, some of its interesting facts, a myth or two and we’ll explore some of the beautiful deep sky objects in this constellation.

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Under the Night Sky – online

Sep 24, 2021 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Come explore the constellation Capricornus, the Sea Goat.  Learn where to look for the constellation, some of its interesting facts, a myth or two and we’ll explore some of the beautiful deep sky objects in this constellation.

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The First Steps Into the Future – online

Oct 16, 2021 2:00PM—3:00PM

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 Join us for a virtual program at 2:00pm to learn about Artemis, NASA’s next lunar exploration program. The speaker will be Jeffrey Woytach, with the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center, LSB/Science and Space Technology Systems Branch.  He is currently lead systems engineer for the Next Generation Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator Project.  He will share the new…

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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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Autumn Wildlife Hike

Nov 05, 2021 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

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Join a naturalist on the trails to appreciate the sights and sounds of the fall season. Discuss the autumn adaptations of a variety of wildlife. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Sep 25, 2021 9:30AM—11:30AM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Sep 25, 2021 9:30AM—11:00AM

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

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