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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…

Current & Upcoming

Backyard Habitat Initiative Speaker: Chelsea Gottfried, Mysterious Moths

Jul 27, 2024 8:00PM—10:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Though seldom seen due to their nocturnal nature, moths are every bit as beautiful and charismatic as their butterfly cousins. Their role as pollinators is essential to the survival of many of our plants, especially orchids. Most importantly, moths and their caterpillars are food for birds, bats, and countless other animals. We will take a…

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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, & 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 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 Photography

Sep 16, 2023 1:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for an afternoon of nature photography! The first portion of this program will teach composition techniques to create better images. After the instructional segment we will go out into the beautiful grounds and trails to practice what we learned and get additional tips. All ages, skill-levels, and camera types are welcome – including…

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jun 17, 2023 9:00AM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting and Foto Fest Awards Find out hte winners of each of the 2023 FotoFest Categories: Birds – this is the only category in which to enter bird photos. Wildlife/Animals – foxes, deer, goats, horses, dogs, etc. Insects – Beetles, spiders, caterpillars, moths, butterflies, etc.Flowers – Any flower, plant, or tree blossom  Landscapes – with or…

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Nature Fest

Jun 04, 2023 11:00AM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689 June 3rd - 9a-3p June 4th - 11-3p

This year’s Nature Fest will be combined with The Wilderness Center’s Nature Photo Club’s Foto Fest on June 3 and 4, 2023 for a weekend celebrating the connection between nature and artistic expression. 2023 Nature Fest Vendors Include: The 1824 Candle Company Beeyond 1817 The Copper Fox Makery Dawn Blattel The Finian Fox Lizzie with…

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

May 27, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Monthly meeting of the TWC Nature Photo Club with special guest judges who will present a photo contest style critique and workshop in the Trillium Room.  Open to all amateur and advanced photographers.  

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Apr 22, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Monthly meeting of the TWC Nature Photo Club with special guest judges who will present a photo contest style critique and workshop in the Trillium Room.  Open to all amateur and advanced photographers.  

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Mar 25, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Monthly meeting of the TWC Nature Photo Club with special guest judges who will present a photo contest style critique and workshop in the Trillium Room.  Open to all amateur and advanced photographers.  

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Monthly meeting of the TWC Nature Photo Club with special guest judges who will present a photo contest style critique and workshop in the Trillium Room.  Open to all amateur and advanced photographers.  

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Past | Archive

Planetarium Show: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

May 18, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Foxfield Preserve Guided Group Tours

May 18, 2024 10:00AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

May 18, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

May 18, 2024 9:30AM

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

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

May 18, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

May 17, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689