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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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Playscape Playdate: Insectmania

Jun 29, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to collect and observe insects. We’ll provide insect nets, bug boxes, hand lenses and microscopes to get a closer look at these important pollinators. Find out the difference between insects, spiders and isopods. For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature…

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Playscape Playdate: Squirmy Earthworms

Jul 21, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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When the summer rains come down, the worms rise to the surface.  Join us to adopt a worm friend while observing, measuring, painting and experimenting with these fascinating creatures. These creepy crawlies are so much fun and so important to our ecosystem. We’ll get up close and personal with worms and answer the age old…

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Playscape Playdate: Mud Kitchen Celebration

Aug 06, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Bring your best recipes for casseroles, cookies, cupcakes and soup du jour.. All made from scratch in the Mud Kitchen! You’ll create your favorites and decorate them with natural wildflowers, grasses and seeds. You may even win a prize. For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of…

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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