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  • TWC Nature Photo Club Foto Fest

    Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

    The 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest continues a long tradition for The Wilderness Center Nature Photo Club!  This year, the event will be combined with the Nature Fest Artists’ Market for an entire weekend celebrating nature and art.  If you are interested in learning more about the Foto Fest, contest rules, and the TWC…

  • Nature Fest Artists’ Market

    Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

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    June 4th and 5th Join us for a fantastic day of artful fun… indoors and out!  The Nature Fest Artists’ Market will be teaming up with the 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest to bring you a weekend to discover art inspired by nature and experience the talents of hundreds of local artisans!   Schedule…

  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course

    Jun 13, 2022 8:30AM—Jun 24, 2022 5:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wooster, OH 44691

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    The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course (Ashland)

    Jul 07, 2022 6:00PM—Jul 30, 2022 4:30PM

    Hazel Willis Woods 1155 Township Road 2156 Ashland, OH 44805

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    The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

Current & Upcoming

Summer Days: Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6)

Jul 12, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 13, 2022 2:30PM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6): Explore nature concepts with your young children, doing simple experiments, creating nature art, reading outdoor stories,…

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Night Hike to Telescopes

May 20, 2022 9:00PM—11:30PM

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

Experience The Wilderness Center at night. Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the night life in our forest. Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. Telescopes cancelled if cloudy. Bring your red-light flashlight – white lights are not allowed on the trails at night.…

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Past | Archive

Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

May 24, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Insect Safari

May 22, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

May 21, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Water Critters

May 21, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Foto Fest Take-In

May 21, 2022 12:00AM—May 22, 2022 11:59PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44691

Night Hike to Telescopes

May 20, 2022 9:00PM—11:30PM

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