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Calendar

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

Jun
16
Wed
2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s Natural History! The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program (OCVN) is a training program run through OSU Extention. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation.

This year’s class will be a hybrid of virtual classes and in-person field days. Mondays and Fridays, we will meet via zoom for interactive classes, assignments, and group work. (Don’t worry! You won’t be stuck in front of the computer all day!) On Wednesdays, we will meet outside at The Wilderness Center for field investigations. Covid-19 requirements may change as we approach the start of class. If they do, we will adjust and make any necessary changes. You will be kept informed of any changes, and if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Cost: $195; Includes all course materials which will be mailed to you, books, and instruction.

Jun
17
Thu
Gardening with Native Plants @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

From the first blossoms of spring to the last blooms of fall, learn about the Ohio native plants you can use in your gardens.
Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members

Foxfield Preserve Info Session @ Online
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground at TWC. Natural burial is an economical, environmentally friendly alternative to modern burial. A conservation burial at Foxfield Preserve leaves a permanent legacy for your family, community and the natural world.

Join us on Zoom for a virtual presentation introducing conservation burial and the Foxfield Preserve. Register online to receive the access code.

Jun
18
Fri
2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s Natural History! The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program (OCVN) is a training program run through OSU Extention. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation.

This year’s class will be a hybrid of virtual classes and in-person field days. Mondays and Fridays, we will meet via zoom for interactive classes, assignments, and group work. (Don’t worry! You won’t be stuck in front of the computer all day!) On Wednesdays, we will meet outside at The Wilderness Center for field investigations. Covid-19 requirements may change as we approach the start of class. If they do, we will adjust and make any necessary changes. You will be kept informed of any changes, and if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Cost: $195; Includes all course materials which will be mailed to you, books, and instruction.

Playscape Playdate: String Things @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Strings can prove amazing things.  Join us to experiment with basic forces of physics, kitchen chemical reactions, and ever-present gravity using strings as tools and playthings.

Jun
21
Mon
2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s Natural History! The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program (OCVN) is a training program run through OSU Extention. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation.

This year’s class will be a hybrid of virtual classes and in-person field days. Mondays and Fridays, we will meet via zoom for interactive classes, assignments, and group work. (Don’t worry! You won’t be stuck in front of the computer all day!) On Wednesdays, we will meet outside at The Wilderness Center for field investigations. Covid-19 requirements may change as we approach the start of class. If they do, we will adjust and make any necessary changes. You will be kept informed of any changes, and if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Cost: $195; Includes all course materials which will be mailed to you, books, and instruction.

Jun
23
Wed
2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s Natural History! The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program (OCVN) is a training program run through OSU Extention. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation.

This year’s class will be a hybrid of virtual classes and in-person field days. Mondays and Fridays, we will meet via zoom for interactive classes, assignments, and group work. (Don’t worry! You won’t be stuck in front of the computer all day!) On Wednesdays, we will meet outside at The Wilderness Center for field investigations. Covid-19 requirements may change as we approach the start of class. If they do, we will adjust and make any necessary changes. You will be kept informed of any changes, and if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Cost: $195; Includes all course materials which will be mailed to you, books, and instruction.

Jun
24
Thu
Storytime: Curious About Clouds @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Read and sing about beautiful clouds floating through the sky. Make a take home cloud viewer before we go outside to take our imagination to the sky.

 

 

Jun
25
Fri
2021 Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Course @ The Wilderness Center
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s Natural History! The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Program (OCVN) is a training program run through OSU Extention. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation.

This year’s class will be a hybrid of virtual classes and in-person field days. Mondays and Fridays, we will meet via zoom for interactive classes, assignments, and group work. (Don’t worry! You won’t be stuck in front of the computer all day!) On Wednesdays, we will meet outside at The Wilderness Center for field investigations. Covid-19 requirements may change as we approach the start of class. If they do, we will adjust and make any necessary changes. You will be kept informed of any changes, and if you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Cost: $195; Includes all course materials which will be mailed to you, books, and instruction.

Under the Night Sky @ Facebook
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come explore the constellation Ophiuchus, the Serpent Holder. Learn where to look for the constellation, some of its interesting facts, a myth or two and we’ll explore some of the beautiful deep sky objects in this constellation.