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  • Night in with Nature: Snakes, Owls, and Foxes, Oh My!

    Feb 25, 2023 6:30PM—8:00PM

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    Plan for a delightful and delicious night in! Snakes, Owls, and Foxes, Oh My! features the fox, the snake, and the owl in an exploration of the cultural views that shape our feelings. Learn why snakes are more feared than other animals. Discover differences, such as how owls are a symbol of protection in Chinese culture but…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jan 20, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM

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

This is our annual planning meeting when members will choose dates for the year and plan hikes.  Snacks and refreshments will be provided, followed by a short business meeting. Any cost:  free 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…

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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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Night Hike and Telescopes

Feb 17, 2023 7:00PM—9:00PM

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

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The night is alive at The Wilderness Center! Observe nocturnal wildlife undisturbed as we visit different habitats, experiencing the night with nature-friendly nightlights. Learn the importance of the dark sky to wildlife and humans alike as you reconnect with nature on a roughly 1-mile hike that engages your lesser used senses.  Following the hike, observe…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Feb 17, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM

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

Program is ICELAND VOYAGE and will be presented by members Linda and Judy.  The program will be followed by a snack/refreshment break and then a short business meeting. Any cost:  free 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…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Nov 18, 2022 7:00PM—8:30PM

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

Program is OREGON ROAD TRIP and will be presented by member Kim McCarthy.  “Ride along” for more than 1,300 miles over ten days and stop to hike at the most incredible places, including the Columbia River, Mt. Hood, Smith Rock, Crater Lake, the Redwoods, and the Oregon Coast. Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for…

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Astronomy Club Meeting

Jan 27, 2023 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Jan 25, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Planetarium Show: Tonight’s Sky

Jan 21, 2023 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jan 20, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM

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