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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…

Current & Upcoming

Environmental Investigators: Pond Critters

Jul 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Come explore what lives in and out of our small pond. Participants must be 8 years and older to pond dip. You can have the potential to catch tadpoles and macroinvertebrates. But we will make sure to also explore around the pond to look for dragonflies, birds, and frogs.   Environmental Investigators is geared for…

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Frog Monitoring with Telescopes

Apr 12, 2024 7:30PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for this citizen science based night program about frogs. April is a great time to go frog monitoring since they are the most local during this time of year. Learn how to identify frogs and some of the skills needed to be a citizen scientist. After this fun program, enjoy looking through some…

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Storytime Sprouts: Fabulous Frogs

May 30, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Peep! Ribbit! Croak! Jump in with us as we explore the eggs, tadpoles and frogs of the TWC pond. We’ll have stories, songs and movement activities to get your little tadpoles interested in amphibians from spring peepers to toads to bullfrogs.  FREE Event for Members!!! Preschool ages 2 – 6

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Storytime Sprouts: Fabulous Frogs

May 17, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Peep! Ribbit! Croak! Jump in with us as we explore the eggs, tadpoles and frogs of the TWC pond. We’ll have stories, songs and movement activities to get your little tadpoles interested in amphibians from spring peepers to toads to bullfrogs.  Preschool ages 2 – 6 FREE for Members

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Environmental Investigators: Flopping Frogs

Apr 08, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

  See different types of frogs that live in Ohio. Learn our regional frog calls, and try your hand at catching tadpoles in our pond? For families/groups with children of all ages. Please include ALL participants over age 5 from your group when registering.

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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