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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

Saturday Creature Feature!

May 20, 2023 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for some family-friendly fun! Meet a TWC ambassador animal at our free Saturday programs. Programs are EVERY SATURDAY at 12:30 in the Cardinal Room of the Interpretive Building. Multiple topics featuring Zea, Barnaby, Gus, the honeybees, and the wildlife visible from the bird viewing room. Join us to learn about who they are and…

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Storytime Sprouts: Fabulous Frogs

May 30, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Peep! Ribbit! Croak! Jump in with us as we explore the eggs, tadpoles and frogs of the TWC pond. We’ll have stories, songs and movement activities to get your little tadpoles interested in amphibians from spring peepers to toads to bullfrogs.  FREE Event for Members!!! Preschool ages 2 – 6

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Environmental Investigators: Pond Critter Collecting

May 06, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

  So many creatures inhabit our pond, from tadpoles and larval salamanders to amazing water bugs! Join a naturalist in catching these little wonders, and learn to identify them! Participants will not be going in the water.    For families/groups with children of all ages. Please include ALL participants over age 5 from your group…

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Saturday Creature Feature!

May 06, 2023 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for some family-friendly fun! Meet a TWC ambassador animal at our free Saturday programs. Programs are EVERY SATURDAY at 12:30 in the Cardinal Room of the Interpretive Building. Multiple topics featuring Zea, Barnaby, Gus, the honeybees, and the wildlife visible from the bird viewing room. Join us to learn about who they are and…

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Saturday Creature Feature!

Apr 08, 2023 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for some family-friendly fun! Meet a TWC ambassador animal at our free Saturday programs. Programs are EVERY SATURDAY at 12:30 in the Cardinal Room of the Interpretive Building. Multiple topics featuring Zea, Barnaby, Gus, the honeybees, and the wildlife visible from the bird viewing room. Join us to learn about who they are and…

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Past | Archive

Hike Our Trails Volunteer Series: Invasive Species Removal

May 17, 2024 11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

May 17, 2024 7:00PM—8:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Storytime Sprouts: It’s Spring

May 15, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Dark Skies Matter

May 11, 2024 11:00AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Environmental Investigators: Soaring Friends

May 11, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689