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Wine and Wilderness: Back to School!

Aug 19, 2022 6:30PM—7:30PM

Troutman Vineyards 4243 S. Columbus Rd. Wooster, OH 44691

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It’s back to school time for our kids! While they head off for a year of learning, we’ll explore the ways that animals learn and process information. Event takes place at Troutman Vineyards in Wooster.  $15 includes program and 1 glass of wine.  Registration required.  Space is limited.

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Playscape Playdate: Micro-hikers

Jun 09, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to build your own micro-hiker action figure made from twigs and string. Then design a mini-hiking trail and campsite for your micro-hiker to explore! For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature Playscape. After the Playdate, check out the Planetarium Show:…

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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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“Photographing the Night” Workshop

May 20, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

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Have you ever wished you could photograph the night sky?  Today you can capture beautiful images with modest equipment.  The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club is offering a workshop series combining lecture background and hands-on experience with image capture and processing.   This is the second session, concentrating on what a digital image is and how we process…

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Nature Fest Artists’ Market

Jun 04, 2022 9:00AM—Jun 05, 2022 4:00PM

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

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June 4th and 5th Join us for a fantastic day of artful fun… indoors and out!  The Nature Fest Artists’ Market will be teaming up with the 28th Annual Nature Photo Club Foto Fest to bring you a weekend to discover art inspired by nature and experience the talents of hundreds of local artisans!   Schedule…

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Botanizers Brag Show

Dec 03, 2022 10:30AM—11:30AM

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

The Brag Show is always a great time to share some stories and photos of places Botanizers have visited the past year.  Sometimes, we get a preview of an upcoming program with a few slides to whet the appetite in anticipation for the treat that will come in the months ahead.  Sharing is a good…

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Wetlands of Ohio Part 1: Fens with TWC Botanizers

Nov 05, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

Presented by Marvin Smith.  Fens are Part 1 in a 4-part series on Ohio Wetlands.  Fens are rare habitats, so many plants found there are specialized to survive there and therefore also rare.  “What is a wetland?” and the different types will first be discussed followed by a description of fens and their different types. …

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TWC Readers Club Book Chat

Nov 05, 2022 2:00PM—3:30PM

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

The TWC Readers Club meets periodically to discuss a book with a theme of nature, the environment, and our participation in the natural world.  Selections may be fact or fiction, about observations or issues, and have included biography, essay, and memoir. This is an informal group with no dues.  Drop-ins are welcome at any meeting they find…

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TWC Readers Club Book Chat

Sep 10, 2022 2:00PM—3:30PM

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

The TWC Readers Club meets periodically to discuss a book with a theme of nature, the environment, and our participation in the natural world.  Selections may be fact or fiction, about observations or issues, and have included biography, essay, and memoir. This is an informal group with no dues.  Drop-ins are welcome at any meeting they find…

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