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  • Butterflies Day

    Mar 14, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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    MARCH 14 IS BUTTERFLIES DAY Did you know Ohio is home to about 140 species of butterflies and nearly 500 species of native bees? March is the perfect time to learn how to help them thrive this summer. Discover Ohio’s wild butterflies and bees and how to help them flourish.   Enjoy music, art, lawn and…

  • Night Out With Nature at Hoodletown Brewing Company: Naturally Native

    Mar 15, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

    Hoodletown Brewing Company 424 W 3rd St Dover, OH 44622

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    Joined by The Garden Gurl, Heather Pariso, for plants for food, fun, and friends! Incorporating native plants into your daily life. Attendees will purchase their own beverages. Hoodletown Brewing Company- 424 W 3rd St, Dover, OH 44622 Home

  • Research Symposium

    Mar 22, 2024 9:00AM—4:30PM

    The Wilderness Center/Virtual 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Have you ever wanted to participate in environmental research that directly impacts your local ecosystem? This is your chance to interact with researchers, land managers, and community members that are dedicated to improving environmental conditions where they live, work, and play. Goal: To develop an inclusive research initiative at The Wilderness Center. Speakers include: Dr.…

  • Ales for Trails

    Apr 06, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

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

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    Join us for a craft beer tasting adventure at TWC! Support nature, conservation, and education while sipping on craft beers and enjoying the trails at The Wilderness Center.  Longtime members and community supporters may rmember a version of this event from before 2020. However, the region’s craft brewing industry has grown and evolved dramatically in recent…

  • 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 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 registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts in our community.…

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Butterflies Day

Mar 14, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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MARCH 14 IS BUTTERFLIES DAY Did you know Ohio is home to about 140 species of butterflies and nearly 500 species of native bees? March is the perfect time to learn how to help them thrive this summer. Discover Ohio’s wild butterflies and bees and how to help them flourish.   Enjoy music, art, lawn and…

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Native Plant Month Speaker Series

Apr 04, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Kimberly Lessman: “Seed Banking for Restoration: How to Get Involved in Northeast Ohio’s Seed Banking Movement” Holden Forests & Gardens is teaming up with partners in our region to collect, store, and redistribute native seeds of local ecotype to support restoration projects in Northeast Ohio and beyond. Learn the basics of collecting native seeds and…

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Save Ohio Bees: Make a Difference Day

Oct 28, 2023 4:00PM—5:00PM

Virtual- Save Ohio Bees

Join Save Ohio Bees for their Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 28th at 4:00 pm! It’s now revamped, virtual, and more inclusive! Discover native bees & bats, music, art, special guests, and a free gift for the first 25 RSVPs! Only $5 / Restores pollinator habitat + creates seed grants! Register with Save…

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Environmental Investigators: Buzzing with the Bees

Aug 19, 2023 2:00PM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us on this family-friendly program to learn about those buzzing friends, bees. Come learn about the importance of these busy pollinator friends. You will become familiar with how bees do their job and what goes on in those bee hives. Even see our beehive up close in a safe way.   Environmental Investigators is…

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Native Bees

Jun 03, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join Save Ohio Bees™ founder, Tracy Teuscher for a family-friendly presentation about native bees and how to help them thrive in your own backyard, school, or urban garden. Tracy is a certified ecotherapist and an Ohio certified volunteer naturalist. Please register for this free program. Visit Save Ohio Bees’ booth at Nature Fest on Saturday,…

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Planting For Pollinators

May 13, 2023 10:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

A part of our free Come Grow with Us Series. Join us for a talk about planting for pollinators.  Presentation by Jill Halligan, Portage County OSU Extension. Jill is passionate about native gardening, wildlife and protecting our pollinators. Long before joining the educational team at OSU Extension, she has been serving as a Master Gardener…

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Past | Archive

TWC Readers Book Chat

Mar 02, 2024 2:00PM—3:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Mar 02, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

Mar 02, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Mar 01, 2024 8:00PM—9:30PM

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

Planetarium Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Mar 01, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

The Wilderness Center, Astronomy Building 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Feb 24, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689