John Muir speaks at TWC

October 19th, 2017

John Muir is coming to TWC! Join TWC Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club as they welcome the famous conservationist, naturalist and explorer for the program “Living History: John Muir, The Father of our National Parks” Developed to celebrate the 100th year of the National Park Service, Geauga Park District chief naturalist John Kolar will transform himself […]

Goodnight Enchanted Forest

October 3rd, 2017

As preparations ramp up around the Center for our upcoming Enchanted Forest, (Oct. 13 & 14 – get your tickets here!) things can get a little wild! Staff are working hard spreading a new layer of gravel on the trails, lanterns are being cleaned and filled, jack-o-lanterns are being carved and occasionally a costumed character […]

A Sense of Pride and Ownership

May 25th, 2017

Volunteering as a family can amplify your positive impact on the environment, in the community and within yourselves. It can also give a family quality time together and the opportunity to make some great memories. The Erb Family have found a way to connect with nature and with each other through time spent learning, playing […]

Reforestation at TWC Headquarters

May 13th, 2017

A few weeks back our conservation staff and some hard-working volunteers planted 4,050 trees on a parcel of land here at our headquarters. The reforestation project will convert this 10 acre parcel from agricultural use to valuable early-succession forest habitat.   The project was made possible through a grant from the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  The […]

A Bug in Your Ash

April 7th, 2017

Ash trees (Fraxinus spp) are found throughout Ohio and are a co-dominant species in a number of habitat types, from Silver Maple/Ash/Elm swamp forests that are vital to amphibian conservation, to Sugar Maple/White Ash/American Basswood upland forests which provide significant habitats for numerous bird and mammal species.  That means the ash is one of the […]


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