Farewell, friend

March 15th, 2021

The Wilderness Center was shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of TWC board member Tim Fritz. We send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends, as well as the many community members whose lives he touched. The Fritz family legacy stretches back to before the founding of The Wilderness Center in […]

Guiding the Reopening

June 30th, 2020

The Wilderness Center (TWC) is proud to announce the release of the COVID-19 Nature Center Toolkit, and extensive guide to address the challenges unique to nature centers and nature organizations. TWC Executive Director Jeanne Gural was instrumental in this collaboration between select members of the Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) and Marshall & Sterling […]

Ohio Native Plant Month

March 31st, 2020

If there was ever a time to “think globally and act locally,” this April stands out as a perfect opportunity! This year Ohio will be among the first states in the country celebrating a Native Plant Month, while the 50th anniversary of Earth Day is commemorated around the world. House Bill 59, sponsored by Representative […]

Dancing Planets

March 27th, 2020

I know that it has been cloudy and rainy, but if we get a clear morning and/or evening it will be well worth your time to take the kids and spend some time under the early morning and evening skies. If you have been to the Planetarium you have heard me talk about our five […]

A Spring Symphony

March 20th, 2020

It’s the first day of spring and Mother Nature is tuning up for a springtime symphony! Listen to learn some of the melodies you’ll be hearing outdoors, and then go see if you can find them yourself! Happy Spring, everyone!