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  • Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

    Jun 21, 2024 11:00AM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    The Wilderness Center headquarters in Wilmot has miles of beautiful trails to explore. So lets explore them together with our Land Steward Zac! Each Friday we will hike a trail and remove the invasive species along it, while also learning about TWC, the enormous diversity our preserves hold, different plants and animals, and why we…

  • Members’ Only Guided Hike at Doughty Gorge

    Jun 29, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

    3672 TR 154 Millersburg, OH 44654

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    Doughty Gorge is a 93-acre preserve located near Charm, OH in Holmes County and is one of The Wilderness Center’s most pristine habitats across all our landholdings. The bulk of TWC’s Doughty Gorge preserve was donated to The Wilderness Center in 1972 by Roy Keim and a smaller 13-acre parcel was purchased in 1998. Filled…

  • Night Wings: Mothing Survey (Sigrist Woods)

    Jun 29, 2024 9:30PM—11:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Explore the fascinating world of moths. Join The Wilderness Center as we explore the amazing diversity of Ohio’s moths. We will be using light traps, bait, and other methods to attract these scaled marvels. We will get up close and personal with these moths in various habitats around TWC. We will see other insects and invertebrates…

  • Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Lisa Rainsong, Gardening for a Concert

    Jul 10, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Gardening for a Concert: Creating Concert Halls for Nature’s Music from Parks to Your Backyard From bird songs in the spring and summer to an evening chorus of crickets and katydids in later summer into fall, we can invite and welcome nature’s chorus into our yards and gardens. A large park may have a full-sized…

  • Haiku Hike

    Jul 12, 2024 11:00AM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Join us for a haiku hike! Participants will learn how to write a haiku poem. We will then take a hike and find inspiration from nature to write our own. Bring your own journal or use paper and pens provided by TWC.

Current & Upcoming

Conservation Burial

Apr 29, 2023 2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

A part of our free Come Grow with Us Series. Join us for a talk where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and…

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Planetarium Show: 3000 Years of Stargazing

Feb 03, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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

Learn about our first and oldest science – Astronomy! From our earliest ancestors and throughout time, humans have been fascinated by the sky, and it has inspired wonder and curiosity. Be amazed by what the earliest astronomers learned about the Sun, Moon, planets, and the motion of the stars using only observation and mathematics. Learn…

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Foxfield Preserve Guided Tour

Apr 15, 2023 10:00AM—11:30AM

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

If you are interested in learning more about conservation burial and environmentally friendly options for your final resting place, join us for a guided tour of the Foxfield Preserve.  Registration required. Tour attendees will meet at The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building. We will form a processional and drive to the cemetery from there. A walking…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

May 10, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practices. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Following the presentation, we welcome participation in…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Apr 08, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practices. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Following the presentation, we welcome participation in…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Mar 11, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practices. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Following the presentation, we welcome participation in…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Feb 15, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practices. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Following the presentation, we welcome participation in…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Jan 25, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practices. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Following the presentation, we welcome participation in…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Jan 14, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

Online

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practices. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial, review your end-of-life options, and discuss how burial at Foxfield Preserve can serve you, your family, and the environment through a natural legacy. Following the presentation, we welcome participation in…

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Foxfield Preserve Guided Tour

May 17, 2023 6:00PM—7:30PM

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

If you are interested in learning more about conservation burial and environmentally friendly options for your final resting place, join us for a guided tour of the Foxfield Preserve.  Registration required. Tour attendees will meet at The Wilderness Center’s Interpretive Building. We will form a processional and drive to the cemetery from there. A walking…

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Past | Archive

Junior Naturalist Days: Pollinator Power

Jun 19, 2024 10:00AM—1:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Backyard Habitat Speaker: Judy Semroc, Dragons, Damsels & Hummers- Learning, Loving, Luring

Jun 19, 2024 5:00PM—6:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Storytime Sprouts: Rocks and Pebbles

Jun 18, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

Jun 15, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Animal Keeper for a Day

Jun 15, 2024 10:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Jun 15, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689