Calendar

All programs meet at the Interpretive Building, unless otherwise noted.

Sep
5
Sat
Butterfly Walk
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about life cycles of butterflies and how to identify them. We will walk the Prairie trail to view the common butterflies visiting the area. Each participant will receive the booklet Common Butterflies and Skippers of Ohio, a Division of Wildlife publication. Cancelled if raining.

Foxfield Preserve Info Session @ Interpretive Building
Sep 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Foxfield Preserve is a nature preserve cemetery at TWC. Natural burial is an economical, environmentally friendly alternative to modern burial. A natural burial at Foxfield Preserve leaves a permanent legacy for your family, community and the natural world. Free informational sessions are held monthly at TWC. Visit foxfieldpreserve.org for 2015 dates.

Sep
7
Mon
Interpretive Building closed for Labor Day
Sep 7 – Sep 8 all-day

Enjoy the trails!

Sep
8
Tue
Monarch Watch
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Help the Monarchs by assisting with the collection of data for Monarch Watch’s citizen-science program.  Children and adults can help catch the Monarchs using nets.  Naturalist, Lynda Price will be tagging the butterflies.  Cancelled if raining.

Science To Go @ The Wilderness Center
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

September 8, 15, 22, 29; October 20, 27; November 3, 10, 17
Do you love to learn about the natural history of the world around you? Are you interested in looking behind the scenes of nature…to peer into the inner workings of our environment to see how things work and how interconnected our world really is? Well, this series of nine presentations is just what you may be looking for! Pack a lunch and join TWC’s director, Dr. Jeff Corney, as he will focus on the ecology and earth science principles that underlie the natural history that we observe every day. Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members per program, or the Package Deal (all nine programs) for $75 members / $115 non-members (non-refundable).

Sep
9
Wed
Monarch Watch
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Help the Monarchs by assisting with the collection of data for Monarch Watch’s citizen-science program.  Children and adults can help catch the Monarchs using nets.  Naturalist, Lynda Price will be tagging the butterflies.  Cancelled if raining.

Sep
10
Thu
Homeschool Thursday: Amazing Mini Beasts
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Insects share a basic structural design, but they also have special adaptations to help them survive in their specific habitats. Augment your home school curriculum at TWC. Please pre-register before the program to ensure your spot! Cost: $5 per child/members, $8 per child/nonmembers.

Earthly Delights-Swinging on A Star @ Gervasi Vineyards
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for our dinner benefit and auction Earthly Delights.

Fly Fishing Club
Sep 10 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join the Fly Fishing Club to learn how to make flies and more.

Sep
11
Fri
Wilderness Sprouts
Sep 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

We’ll discover signs of wildlife using all of our senses and venture out on a Wilderness Center safari. For preschool-age children and their adults. Free for all, donations accepted.


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