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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

Tree of life Tree Planting

Apr 23, 2024 10:00AM—12:00PM

Come join us to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate all of our Tree of Life Tributes by helping us plant trees! On Tuesday, April 23, 2024 at 10am. Check-in at our front desk in our Interpretive Building. 

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Tree of Life Tree Planting

Apr 20, 2024 10:00AM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Sw Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us to celebrate Earth Day and commemorate all of our Tree of Life Tributes by helping us plant trees! On Saturday, April 20, 2024, we will be planting 452 trees as part of our Tree of Life program. The species will include a diverse mix of white pine, oaks, hickories, black gum, hornbeam, dogwoods, hazelnut, spicebush,…

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TWC Members Only: Winter Tree Identification

Dec 11, 2023 1:00PM

Join TWC’s Conservation team to learn how to identify trees in winter during a tour of Wiles Woods in NW Wayne County. We will use bark, twigs, buds, and other evidence to determine what species are present. This beautiful property has many giant trees and is currently undergoing a restoration to remove invasive species and replace them…

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Storytime Sprouts: Me and the Trees

Oct 11, 2023 10:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Tree stories, tree games, pretending to be trees, and a walk under the beautiful autumn trees. Fall at TWC is special for all ages, so join in as we experience the magic of trees.   Storytime Sprouts is an early childhood program for children 2-6 years old. Only register and pay for children actively participating…

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Storytime Sprouts: Me and the Trees

Oct 17, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

  Tree stories, tree games, pretend to be trees, and a walk under the beautiful autumn trees. Fall at TWC is special for all ages, so join in as we experience the magic of trees.   Storytime Sprouts is an early childhood program for children 2-6 years old. Only register and pay for children actively…

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Storytime Sprouts: Me and the Trees

Oct 26, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Gather with Terri to delight in tree stories, tree songs, and tree fingerplays followed by a walk under the beautiful autumn trees. Fall at TWC is special for all ages so join the preschool fun. This popular preschool program is for ages 2-6, and siblings are welcome. We are pleased to offer this event FREE…

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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