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  • Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Invasives: What the Heck??

    Apr 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Zac Justus, TWC Land Steward: “Invasives: What The Heck?” Invasive species have played a key role in 60% of global plant and animal extinctions and are expected to be a growing concern for land managers, park managers, farmers, and the public in the coming years. Our Land Steward Zac will explore what invasive species are,…

  • Native Plant Month Speaker Series: Developing a Forestry Stewardship Plan

    Apr 18, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Speaker: Adam Beichler, TWC Director of Forestry Join the forester for TWC Consulting Forestry for a brief presentation on the basics of developing a Forest Stewardship Plan on your property. Benefits of having a plan in place Tax savings programs Developing goals and Objectives Forest Assessment Identifying Issues Implementing the plan Where to buy native…

  • Run Wild! 2024

    Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—12:00PM

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

    RUN WILD! ON THE TRAILS AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER! Join us in celebrating Earth Day with an early morning run/walk and experience the beauty of nature. Take on the 10K or 5K, or bring the whole family out for the 1Mile Fun Run! Your Run Wild! registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts…

  • Native Plant Month Speaker Series: iNaturalist – A Powerful Tool for Identification, Education, Biodiversity, and Networking.

    Apr 27, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Speaker: Timothy Frey iNaturalist – A powerful tool for identification, education, biodiversity and networking. In this workshop, we will introduce you to the iNaturalist app for identifying organisms in our environment. We will learn how to upload an observation to the iNaturalist database and tips to get a correct identification. We will learn the many…

Current & Upcoming

TWC’s Woodcock Walk

Mar 28, 2024 7:30PM—8:30PM

Join The Wilderness Center this Thursday March 28th for a captivating evening stroll to witness the mesmerizing courtship dance of the American Woodcock at The Wilderness Center! Experience nature’s spectacle as these elusive birds perform their intricate display. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to connect with the natural world and marvel at one of its…

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Run Wild! Volunteering

Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—1:00PM

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We're looking for volunteers to help in a variety of ways! Registration required.   Get in on the excitement of Run Wild! as runners take on the 10k, 5k, and 1Mile Fun Run! Join us on Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 8am – until all the runners finish (usually done by 1pm). We have many…

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Ales for Trails Volunteering

Feb 07, 2024—Apr 06, 2024

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Not interested in sampling, but want to join in on all the fun? Volunteer! We will need volunteers to help with this exciting event, so if interested reach out to Laura to find out more! Laura@WildernessCenter.org or 330.359.5235 ext. 220

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Native Plant Month Speaker Series: iNaturalist – A Powerful Tool for Identification, Education, Biodiversity, and Networking.

Apr 27, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Register

Speaker: Timothy Frey iNaturalist – A powerful tool for identification, education, biodiversity and networking. In this workshop, we will introduce you to the iNaturalist app for identifying organisms in our environment. We will learn how to upload an observation to the iNaturalist database and tips to get a correct identification. We will learn the many…

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Storytime Sprouts: Celebrate Earth Day

Apr 23, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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It’s never too early to learn about caring for the Earth. We’ll read stories, play games, and even do a simple service project to help nature at TWC. Storytime Sprouts is an early childhood program for children 2-6 years old. Only register and pay for children actively participating in Sprouts. There is no charge for…

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Storytime Sprouts: Celebrate Earth Day

Apr 17, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

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  It’s never too early to learn about caring for the Earth. We’ll read stories, play games, and even do a simple service project to help nature at TWC. Storytime Sprouts is an early childhood program for children 2-6 years old. Only register and pay for children actively participating in Sprouts. There is no charge…

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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, and Sunday June 2, 11 am – 3 pm On Saturday we’ll have food available for purchase from Bob’s Italian Sausage. Saturday will also feature live music by High Country Bluegrass. Nature Fest 2024 Vendors Include Codex…

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Run Wild! 2024

Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—12:00PM

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

RUN WILD! ON THE TRAILS AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER! Join us in celebrating Earth Day with an early morning run/walk and experience the beauty of nature. Take on the 10K or 5K, or bring the whole family out for the 1Mile Fun Run! Your Run Wild! registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts…

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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, and Sunday June 2, 11 am – 3 pm On Saturday we’ll have food available for purchase from Bob’s Italian Sausage Saturday will also feature live music by High Country Bluegrass. Nature Fest Vendors for 2024 Include:…

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The Enchanted Forest 2024

Oct 11, 2024 6:30PM—Oct 12, 2024 8:30PM

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

Details and ticket pricing coming soon! On October 11th and 12th, 2024, the trails of The Wilderness Center (TWC) will be transformed into The Enchanted Forest. This signature educational event has been happening for over 30 years and is a fall tradition for families throughout the region. Create lasting memories together while learning about conservation…

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Past | Archive

Ales for Trails

Apr 06, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

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

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

Apr 06, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

2024 Solar Eclipse

Apr 06, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Totality

Apr 06, 2024 11:30AM—12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Apr 05, 2024 9:00PM—10:30PM

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

Planetarium Show: Totality

Apr 05, 2024 8:00PM—9:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689