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Not-So-Itsy-Bitsy Web

May 24th, 2019

Remember the “itsy bitsy spider” song? Well, there is nothing “itsy bitsy” about the new spider web climber in the Nature Playscape this summer! But this spider web isn’t just about climbing. Some children may enjoy sitting and relaxing in the web, while others may see it as a conversation area. Of course, for those […]

Summer blooms for pollinators

May 11th, 2019

The greenhouse is not as full as it was in April, but I truly believe the plants that are there can’t wait to get a home! I know this because the happy plants in my gardens are greening up and filling out. Nothing fills out a nice spot like Blue False Indigo. This plant can […]

Volunteers Needed for Tree of Life Planting

May 3rd, 2019

The Wilderness Center considers the restoration and protection of forests to be very important. Besides being beautiful, which seems like reason enough,  forests also provide a number of ecological “services” which include water storage and decreased erosion providing cleaner drinking water.  They also play a major role in the nutrient and carbon cycles, and provide […]

Hike Sigrist Woods!

April 25th, 2019

Looking for a new adventure at TWC? Hike Sigrist Woods! As part of our Earth Day Celebration this past weekend Sigrist Woods Trail was reopened to the public. Storm damage closed this gem for several years, but with a new bridge and boardwalk in place, Sigrist is once again ready to welcome your family. And […]

April 20th Earth Day Celebration Offers Fun

April 1st, 2019

Grand Reopening of Sigrist Woods Trail, Unveiling the Barlowe Collection and TWC Wilderness Run Highlights of the Day Whether you are looking to be inspired, invigorated, informed, entertained or challenged, The Wilderness Center has ways for you and your whole family to actively connect with nature and show support for the environment at this year’s […]


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