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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!

  • Firefly Festival

    Jul 20, 2024 4:00PM—9:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

    Join The Wilderness Center for a new, family-friendly evening summer event to celebrate our shining friends, fireflies! Explore the magical world of fireflies and other nightly creatures, combining education, hands-on activities, and flashes of fun! 🎵 Enjoy Stories and Campfire Songs with TWC’s Education Team, and Make & Take Crafts, while supplies last. ✨ Catch…

  • Animal Keeper for a Day

    Jul 24, 2024 10:30AM—12:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an animal keeper? This program offers the experience of caring for our ambassador reptiles! Participants will learn about our Eastern box turtles and corn snake and will be trained how to safely handle them. Activities will include animal care and husbandry tasks such as diet preparation…

  • Planetarium Show: Tonight’s Sky

    Jul 27, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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    Take a tour of the summer night sky with Robin, our Astronomy Education Specialist. Learn what constellations and bright stars are in the night sky this time of year and what planets we can see. Experience some of the incredible deep sky objects this sky has to offer including galaxies, star clusters, and more. And…

  • Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Chelsea Gottfried, Mysterious Moths

    Jul 27, 2024 8:00PM—10:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Though seldom seen due to their nocturnal nature, moths are every bit as beautiful and charismatic as their butterfly cousins. Their role as pollinators is essential to the survival of many of our plants, especially orchids. Most importantly, moths and their caterpillars are food for birds, bats, and countless other animals. We will take a…

Current & Upcoming

Six More Weeks of Winter: Geocaching Night Hike

Feb 03, 2024 6:00PM—9:00PM

Join the TWC Geocaching Club for an evening of self-led hikes. New geocaches will be available beginning at 6 pm on the trails at the Wilderness Center for you to find and log. Light refreshments will be available in the Buckeye Room to warm up with after your walk. This event will be held ice…

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Geocaching 101

Feb 03, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Buckeye Room in the Interpretative Building at the Wilderness Center

If you are brand new to the Geocaching community or wish to learn more, this informational talk is for you. We will go over the basics of the hobby so you can be prepared to find that first hidden container in the wild. We will learn the history, rules, types of caches, and basic etiquette…

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Six More Weeks of Winter Geocaching Hike

Feb 04, 2023 6:00PM—9:00PM

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

The Geocaching Club is hosting an evening winter hike to celebrate new geocaches on the trails for 2023.  Geocaching is a GPS-based hobby that can be played with a GPS device or smartphone.  Meet the group in the Lakeview Shelter from 6-9pm, sign in, and head out on the trails for some geocaching.  Hikes are…

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Past | Archive

Environmental Investigators: Pond Critters

Jul 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Jul 13, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Native Plant Pop Up Sale

Jul 13, 2024 11:00AM—4:00PM

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jul 13, 2024 9:30AM

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

Haiku Hike

Jul 12, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Native Plant Pop Up Sale

Jul 12, 2024 11:00AM—4:00PM