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Seed Hunt!

October 16th, 2019

          Try a seed hunt this fall! These life-sustaining little packages are fun to find at this time of year and come in all shapes and sizes. Help kids find examples of the five ways that seeds are dispersed: 1. Gravity — seeds drop to the ground 2. Animals — sticky […]

Announcing TWC’s New Executive Director

September 30th, 2019

The Wilderness Center (TWC) today announced that it has named Jeanne M. Gural as its next executive director, effective Nov. 18, 2019. Gural will be responsible for direction of TWC’s many education, conservation and community programs, reporting to the Board of Directors. Gural joins TWC from the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford, New […]

International Observe the Moon Night

September 26th, 2019

Saturday, October 5 is International Observe the Moon Night. This night is a worldwide celebration of lunar science and exploration held annually since 2010. One day each year, everyone on Earth is invited to observe and learn about the Moon together, and to celebrate the cultural and personal connections we have with our nearest neighbor […]

Parade of Enchanted Forest Homes

September 18th, 2019

For two nights each October, the trails surrounding The Wilderness Center are filled with the laughter and excitement of families discovering the nocturnal creatures of the Enchanted Forest. During this year’s Parade of Enchanted Forest Homes, Spider, Mole, Mouse, Turtle, Skunk and Crayfish will invite families into their forest homes. As guests are escorted along […]

Benefits of Buying TWC Birdseed

September 9th, 2019

Would you ever buy old food for your family or pets? Probably not. The same should be true for our feathered friends. So why is the birdseed better at the Wilderness Center? The primary reason is age. You see, here at TWC, we purchase seed that is less than a year old from a local […]


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