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  • Night Wings: Mothing Survey

    Jun 14, 2024 9:00PM—10:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Explore the fascinating world of moths. Join The Wilderness Center as we explore the amazing diversity of Ohio’s moths. We will be using light traps, bait, and other methods to attract these scaled creatures. We will also be contributing to citizen science and learning their importance in our ecosystem.    All Ages Welcome! Children must…

  • Backyard Habitat Speaker: Judy Semroc, Dragons, Damsels & Hummers- Learning, Loving, Luring

    Jun 19, 2024 5:00PM—6:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    The beauty and unique behaviors of dragonflies, damselflies & hummingbirds are incredibly interesting and useful, especially in the home garden habitat. Join in on this program to learn more about these charming and helpful creatures including their natural history and ideas for how to attract them to your yards & gardens.

  • Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

    Jun 21, 2024 11:00AM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    The Wilderness Center headquarters in Wilmot has miles of beautiful trails to explore. So lets explore them together with our Land Steward Zac! Each Friday we will hike a trail and remove the invasive species along it, while also learning about TWC, the enormous diversity our preserves hold, different plants and animals, and why we…

  • Members’ Only Guided Hike at Doughty Gorge

    Jun 29, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

    3672 TR 154 Millersburg, OH 44654

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    Doughty Gorge is a 93-acre preserve located near Charm, OH in Holmes County and is one of The Wilderness Center’s most pristine habitats across all our landholdings. The bulk of TWC’s Doughty Gorge preserve was donated to The Wilderness Center in 1972 by Roy Keim and a smaller 13-acre parcel was purchased in 1998. Filled…

  • Night Wings: Mothing Survey (Sigrist Woods)

    Jun 29, 2024 9:30PM—11:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Explore the fascinating world of moths. Join The Wilderness Center as we explore the amazing diversity of Ohio’s moths. We will be using light traps, bait, and other methods to attract these scaled marvels. We will get up close and personal with these moths in various habitats around TWC. We will see other insects and invertebrates…

Current & Upcoming

Junior Naturalist: A Day with the Misunderstoods

Jul 26, 2023 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Spend a day with a naturalist learning about the misunderstood in nature. There are many plants, animals, and insects that are great for the environment, but are misunderstood by many people. While you may not leave loving the things we learn and see you will have a new appreciation about the misunderstood. Our day will…

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Junior Naturalist: A Day in the Prairie

Jul 13, 2023 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Spend a day with a naturalist exploring the prairie. We will spend time outside observing all the things that live and grow in the prairie and what it takes to be a good explorer in nature. Our day will also include prairie related activities such as the flowers blooming and insects flying that are found…

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Planetarium Show: Imagine The Moon

Apr 07, 2023 8:00PM—9:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689 Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC. Please arrive 10 minutes early.

Explore how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.  Experience the first Apollo Moon landing and Neil Armstrong’s first words as he stepped on the Moon’s surface.  Learn the current scientific theory on how the Moon formed and why it looks the way it does…

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Past | Archive

Planetarium Show: Planet Nine

Jun 08, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Nature Explorers: Wildlife is Everywhere

Jun 08, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Jun 08, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jun 08, 2024 9:30AM

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

Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

Jun 07, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Planet Nine

Jun 07, 2024 9:30PM—10:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689