Posts Tagged ‘conserve’
From the Director of Development Hello! I am the new Director of development here at The Wilderness Center. I joined the team in May and have been busy ever since! Our goal in the Development Team Is to allow TWC to continue fulfilling its mission to educate and engage our community on the importance of…Read More
Bottle Caps to Benches Program is a Great Success!
We received a total of 5257 pounds in caps and lids through our Bottle Caps to Benches Program. These will be recycled into benches by Plastics R Unique in Wadsworth. So far, we have purchased 11 benches and have enough caps to get another 40. We are overwhelmed with the great success of this program.…Read More
New Project: Fox Creek 2.0
For the past 150 plus years, humans have made changes across the landscape. One of the changes has been in the channelization (straightening) of streams. Humans would take what was once a small stream meandering through a woodland or meadow, and reroute it to become simply a deep ditch. Why channelize? Channelizing a stream allows…Read More
The Wilderness Center helps to Pass “National Native Plant Month”
The Wilderness Center has signed on as a supporter of a resolution to make April National Native Plant Month. U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Mazie K. Hirono (D-HI) introduced the bipartisan resolution which has since received unanimous Senate passage. This resolution recognizes the importance of native plants to environmental conservation and restoration, as well…Read More
Bee Helpful! Conserve Pollinators!
The conservation effort for pollinators has been in the spotlight or some time now. They are a critical, keystone species for the natural habitats that support the food chain. Native bees have co-evolved with native plants in an intricate exchange of food for pollination services. Plants have showy flowers to attract insects, birds and bats…Read More