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  • 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…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting and Summer Picnic

Jul 15, 2022 6:00PM—8:00PM

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

There will be no formal program this month due to the annual summer picnic.  Everyone will bring a dish to share, we will probably hike (weather permitting), and we will have just a very short, informal meeting. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Aug 19, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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

The evening will begin with a 45-minute hike, followed by a break with snacks/refreshments and then the regular monthly meeting. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip each month, as well as the occasional cabin trip or car-camping weekend.  Dayhikes are usually in northeast Ohio,…

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Environmental Investigators: Stream Explorers

Jul 10, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Join a naturalist on a journey to our creek! Catch fish and other aquatic creatures, and learn what the species diversity means about water quality. Please dress to get wet and prepare for off- trail hiking. For safety reasons, this activity is not suitable for families with very young children and strollers. For families/groups with…

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Environmental Investigators: Flopping Frogs

Jul 22, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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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.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor. However, space is limited and…

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Night Hike

Jul 22, 2022 9:00PM—11:00PM

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

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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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Night Hike

Aug 19, 2022 8:30PM—11:00PM

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

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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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Fern Walk at Zoar Woods with TWC Botanizers

Jul 16, 2022 1:00PM—3:00PM

Zoar Woods Ruslin Hills Road Dover, OH 44622

The fern walk is a hands-on identification of ferns at Zoar Woods, which is a follow up from the fern program presented in February.  Zoar Woods has a great variety of ferns, over 20 species.  This program is open to all who woud like to join us.  

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Astronomy Club Meeting

Jun 24, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689