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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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Wine and Wilderness: Healthy Habitats with Lynda Price

Feb 11, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM

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

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We are experiencing declines in populations of birds, bees and butterflies. Using native plants in our landscaping supports bird populations by providing the foundation of the food chain. Providing a healthy ecosystem to support these food chains also provides a healthy area of recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. Learn how to transform your home landscape to…

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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…

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Public Star Watch

Apr 01, 2022 7:30PM—10:00PM

9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Readings in Natural History: Women in the Wild

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

Online

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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

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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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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Public Star Watch

Mar 04, 2022 7:30PM—10:00PM

9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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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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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…

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Storytime Sprouts: Groundhog Hill

Feb 09, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Groundhogs are super-digging members of the squirrel family.  Let’s celebrate these furry creatures and imagine their underground life.  Can they really predict the weather?  Indoor program, but plan for an outdoor hike to look for groundhog evidence if there is snow! For ages 2-6.  Siblings welcome.  $5 per child for non-members.  Free for members!  Members,…

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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