Calendar

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

Aug
18
Fri
Environment Investigators: Wetland Worlds
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Wetlands are important homes for plants and animals. Learn about the different types of wetlands on TWC property and catch some pond insects to see up close.

Environment Investigators’ programs are geared for all ages of children working with adults.

Wilderness Walk
Aug 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Learn the natural history of the area and season. Spend an afternoon on a walk around one of the trails with at TWC guide!

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting
Aug 18 @ 7:30 pm

Program by Chuck Merkle: Using electronic navigation tools.

Aug
19
Sat
Butterfly Walk @ Foxfield Preserve
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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. Cancelled if raining.

Wild Edibles: Wild Edibles Road Trip @ Mogadore
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Wild Edibles Meet-Up Group will be visiting Mogadore for a wild foods identification walk led by Glenn Roth.  This walk will feature trees, shrubs, water plants, wetland plants and more.  Taught by his mother to hunt wild mushrooms, Glenn has more than 70 years experience gathering and preparing wild foods.  Please contact Barb at 330-359-5235 ext. 20 or email barb@wildernesscenter.org for directions to the Mogadore meet-up location.

Get Ready for the Eclipse!
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

On August 21, Ohio will experience a partial eclipse of the sun. Come to learn the what, why, how and when regarding this spectacular event. Learn how to safely view the eclipse so that you are ready on Monday the 21st. This program is great for adults and children.

Aug
24
Thu
Wilderness Sprouts: Butterflies
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Butterflies will flutter by and preschoolers can experience an imaginary transformation as we learn about these amazing and delicate creatures of summer.

Wilderness Sprouts is a monthly program designed for children ages 3-5 and their adult. Each month will feature a different topic and include a lesson and experiment, a craft, and an outdoor adventure (weather permitting.) Adults will be given activities to continue the learning experience at home.

Free for members; donation requested for non-members.

Aug
25
Fri
Astronomy Club Meeting
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm
Aug
26
Sat
Woodcarvers’ Club Meeting
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am
Nature Photography Club: John Bauer
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am

Join The Wilderness Center Nature Photo Club for a look at the photographs of John Bauer.


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