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  • Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Training Course (Ashland)

    Jul 07, 2022 6:00PM—Jul 30, 2022 4:30PM

    Hazel Willis Woods 1155 Township Road 2156 Ashland, OH 44805

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    The OCVN program is a research based education program of The Ohio State University offered in partnership with several host locations including The Wilderness Center.  The OCVN program emphasizes hands-on natural resource and environmental education coupled with volunteer service. Participants in the OCVN program receive 40 hours of combined classroom and field instruction. Upon completing…

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Star Watch

Jul 01, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Public Star Watch

Aug 05, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Public Star Watch

Sep 02, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Summer Days: Let’s go NUTS! Nature Under the Stars (Ages 10-14)

Jul 08, 2022 6:30PM—Jul 09, 2022 11:00AM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Let’s Go NUTS! Nature Under The Stars (Ages 10-14):  Here is your chance to camp out & see what happens…

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“Photographing the Night” Workshop

Jul 22, 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 third session, concentrating on actually collecting data – taking those images you’ve been waiting…

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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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Planetarium Show: “Phantom of the Universe”

Aug 20, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the…

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Planetarium Show: “Phantom of the Universe”

Aug 20, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Journey with protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider, view up close the Big Bang and emergent universe; descend nearly a mile deep to an underground experiment in South Dakota all in the search of dark matter.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the…

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Planetarium Show: “Impact! Encounters with Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids”

Aug 13, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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We will learn about the Chicxulub and Tunguska meteor events, the Brenham meteorite fall, and the asteroid fragment that struck Siberia on February 15, 2013, becoming the most documented meteor event in history.  We learn how asteroid hunters seek new objects in the solar system, and how ground penetrating radar is used to find meteorites…

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jun 25, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Astronomy Club Meeting

Jun 24, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689