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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…

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Nature Explorers: The Sense of Nature

Aug 15, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will discover how to use your senses to explore nature. There are many things that look, smell, sound, and feel different. With the help of some activities and the outdoors we will test what we can find in nature using our senses.   Nature Explorers is a new…

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Nature Explorers: The Sense of Nature

Aug 10, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will discover how to use your senses to explore nature. There are many things that look, smell, sound, and feel different. With the help of some activities and the outdoors we will test what we can find in nature using our senses.   Nature Explorers is a new…

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Nature Explorers: Counting on Pollinators

Jul 27, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will focus on our counting skills to help us learn about insects. You will play games as well as go exploring through the prairie. We will focus on insects with visits from some of their friends like spiders and worms.   Nature Explorers is a new 3-7 year…

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Nature Explorers: Counting on Pollinators

Jul 18, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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In this session of Nature Explorers, we will focus on our counting skills to help us learn about insects. You will play games as well as go exploring through the prairie. We will focus on insects with visits from some of their friends like spiders and worms.   Nature Explorers is a new 3-7 year…

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Nature Explorers: Wildlife is Everywhere

Jun 08, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Join us for the launch of a new 3-7 year old program! In this session of Nature Explorers, we will focus on what wild means and where to find it. Wildlife is everywhere, but sometimes we need to look harder. Learn about adaptations like camouflage while making new observations about the world around you.  …

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Past | Archive

Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

May 17, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

May 17, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Storytime Sprouts: It’s Spring

May 15, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Dark Skies Matter

May 11, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Environmental Investigators: Soaring Friends

May 11, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689