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  • TWC Symbolic Animal Adoptions

    May 04, 2024 10:00AM—Jun 01, 2024

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Meet Mac & Tami! The spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum) and eastern chipmunk (Tamias striatus) were selected by wilderness supporters, like you! as animal mascots for The Wilderness Center. When we see chipmunks in our own backyards, we’re reminded of the acres of beautiful land that TWC’s maintains and protects to support wildlife. The spotted salamander…

  • Owl Prowl

    May 23, 2024 8:30PM—9:30PM

    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 Fest & Foto Fest 2024

    Jun 01, 2024 9:00AM—2:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

    Mark your calendar now for Nature Fest & Foto Fest! Saturday June 1, 9 am – 2 pm, & Sunday June 2, 11 am – 3 pm Nature Fest and Foto Fest is a rain or shine event that happens for one weekend only each summer at TWC. Nature Fest & Foto Fest is FREE…

  • Wild Bees & Butterflies of Ohio

    Jun 01, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Join us during Nature Fest on June 1 at 10:00 a.m. to learn about native bees and butterflies of Ohio presented by Tracy Teuscher, founder of Save Ohio Bees. Tracy is a certified naturalist, ecotherapist, and communicator with an M.S. in Environmental Studies. – Meet some native bees and butterflies. – Discover the common threats…

  • Nature Fest & Foto Fest 2024

    Jun 02, 2024 11:00AM—3:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

    Mark your calendar now for Nature Fest & Foto Fest! Saturday June 1, 9 am – 2 pm, & Sunday June 2, 11 am – 3 pm Nature Fest and Foto Fest is a rain or shine event that happens for one weekend only each summer at TWC. Nature Fest & Foto Fest is FREE…

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Wild Bees & Butterflies of Ohio

Jun 01, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join us during Nature Fest on June 1 at 10:00 a.m. to learn about native bees and butterflies of Ohio presented by Tracy Teuscher, founder of Save Ohio Bees. Tracy is a certified naturalist, ecotherapist, and communicator with an M.S. in Environmental Studies. – Meet some native bees and butterflies. – Discover the common threats…

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World Snake Day

Jul 16, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Celebrate World Snake Day at TWC by learning about Zea, our corn snake animal ambassador!

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Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Jul 05, 2024 10:30PM—11:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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The night sky is a place of wonders! Be inspired by constellations, craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, stellar nurseries, galaxies filled with stars, and more! Come to our monthly, first Friday Star Watch hosted by the Wilderness Center’s Astronomy Club. Star Watch is free and fun for the whole family.  Explore our…

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Planetarium Show: Explore

Jul 06, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join us as we explore how scholars and scientists throughout the ages used the sky as a calendar and clock to measure the passage of time and how their charts and star catalogs were the beginnings of the modern science of astronomy.  Be inspired by astronomer Johannes Kepler’s story – how his theories about planetary…

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Planetarium Show: Explore

Jul 05, 2024 9:30PM—10:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join us as we explore how scholars and scientists throughout the ages used the sky as a calendar and clock to measure the passage of time and how their charts and star catalogs were the beginnings of the modern science of astronomy.  Be inspired by astronomer Johannes Kepler’s story – how his theories about planetary…

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Planetarium Show: Exoplanets- Discovering New Worlds

Jun 22, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Discovering alien worlds is no longer science fiction! Join teams of astronomers around the world who are searching for exoplanets. Learn the methods they use to detect these worlds, such as studying the minute “wobbles” of stars and detecting flickers in a star’s brightness. Thousands of extrasolar planets have now been discovered ranging from hot…

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Storytime Sprouts: Rocks and Pebbles

Jun 12, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Everybody needs a rock! Hear rock stories and play rock games, then find your own special rock at the Rock Walk!   Storytime Sprouts is an early childhood program for children 2-6 years old. Only register and pay for children actively participating in Sprouts. There is no charge for adults.

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Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Jun 07, 2024 10:30PM—11:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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The night sky is a place of wonders! Be inspired by constellations, craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, stellar nurseries, galaxies filled with stars, and more! Come to our monthly, first Friday Star Watch hosted by the Wilderness Center’s Astronomy Club. Star Watch is free and fun for the whole family.  Explore our…

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Planetarium Show: Planet Nine

Jun 08, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Follow Mike Brown, astronomer and planet hunter, on his quest for the elusive Planet Nine.  Brown and his team have discovered many intriguing new worlds in the Kuiper Belt, bright Eris, tumbling Haumea, an egg-shaped object rotating incredibly fast with two moons, and Sedna, whose orbit takes it deep into the far reaches of the…

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Planetarium Show: Planet Nine

Jun 07, 2024 9:30PM—10:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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Follow Mike Brown, astronomer and planet hunter, on his quest for the elusive Planet Nine.  Brown and his team have discovered many intriguing new worlds in the Kuiper Belt, bright Eris, tumbling Haumea, an egg-shaped object rotating incredibly fast with two moons, and Sedna, whose orbit takes it deep into the far reaches of the…

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Past | Archive

Planetarium Show: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

May 18, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

May 18, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

May 18, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

May 18, 2024 9:30AM

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

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

May 18, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

May 17, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689