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  • Backyard Habitat: All About Birds

    Feb 19, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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    Discover the birds of your backyard!  Play games to learn about bird behavior, make bird feeders and other bird crafts.  See birds up close during a demonstration of banding procedures and discover the value of bird banding research.  Come anytime during the event.  Free for members.  $5 per family for non-members.  Pre-registration not required, but…

  • Nature Journal Series: Tracking Change

    Feb 19, 2022 10:00AM—Dec 10, 2022 12:00PM

    Ashland SWCD Office 1763 State Route 60 Ashland, OH 44805

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    Nature journaling can be a wonderful way to connect with nature. Using the book The Naturalists Notebook: An Observation Guide and 5-Year Calendar-Journal for Tracking Changes in the Natural World Around You, by Nathaniel T. Wheelwright and Bernrd Heinrich, we will work on slowing down, careful observation, simple experiments and asking questions, all of which serve…

  • Readings in Natural History: Women in the Wild

    Mar 01, 2022 12:00PM—Mar 22, 2022 1:00PM

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    Celebrate Women’s History Month with this four-part, lunch hour series. From First Ladies to explorers, ranchers to educators, we’ll explore the natural world through the pens of amazing, trail-blazing women. Join naturalist Carrie Elvey for this virtual series, capped off by a discussion with Deborah Fleming , author of Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape. Format and…

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Storytime Sprouts: Groundhog Hill

Feb 09, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Groundhogs are super-digging members of the squirrel family.  Let’s celebrate these furry creatures and imagine their underground life.  Can they really predict the weather?  Indoor program, but plan for an outdoor hike to look for groundhog evidence if there is snow! For ages 2-6.  Siblings welcome.  $5 per child for non-members.  Free for members!  Members,…

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Storytime Sprouts: Snowy Days

Jan 20, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

Let’s share stories of people and animals on snowy winter days.  We will imagine snuggling into a warm mitten, try making tracks in the snow, and take a hike to search for a missing mitten.  Indoor program, but plan for a short, outdoor hike. For ages 2-6.  Siblings welcome.  $5 per child for non-members.  Free…

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Storytime Sprouts: My 5 Senses

Nov 09, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

Name your five senses, hear stories about them, and sing senses songs. We’ll go on a short hike to see, hear, smell and touch interesting natural items. Bring a picnic lunch to taste and tell about your favorites. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of…

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Playscape Playdate: Birding Day

Nov 20, 2021 12:00PM—2:00PM

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

Now that the leaves have mostly fallen, people get a clearer view of the treetops. Borrow a pair of binoculars or bring your own to scope out our feathered friends. Make a bird feeder to attract birds in your neighborhood. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register…

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Storytime Sprouts: My 5 Senses

Nov 23, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

Name your five senses, hear stories about them, and sing senses songs. We’ll go on a short hike to see, hear, smell and touch interesting natural items. Bring a picnic lunch to taste and tell about your favorites. Registration required by Nov. 21.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to…

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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 22, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Workshop

Jan 22, 2022 9:30AM—10:30AM

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

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jan 21, 2022 7:00PM—8:30PM

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

Storytime Sprouts: Snowy Days

Jan 20, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 08, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Night Hike to Telescopes: Owl Prowl!

Jan 08, 2022 7:00PM—10:00PM

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