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Calendar

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

Apr
23
Fri
Backyard Habitat Initiative: Garden Design with Native Plants @ Zoom
Apr 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn about how and where plants thrive in the wild to guide our use of native plants in the landscape.

Apr
24
Sat
Run Wild! @ The Wilderness Center
Apr 24 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Run Wild on the trails at The Wilderness Center! Join us in celebrating Earth Day with an early morning run/walk and experience the beauty of nature. Take on the timed 10K or 5K, or bring the whole family out for the One-Mile Fun Run! Your registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts in our community.

Backyard Habitat Initiative: Garden Design with Native Plants @ The Wilderness Center
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about how and where plants thrive in the wild to guide our use of native plants in the landscape.

Foxfield Preserve Info Session @ Online
Apr 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 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.

Conservation Skill-A-Thon @ Online
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Whether your backyard is 2 acres or 200, there is a lot you can do to create and maintain quality habitat. We’ll cover topics like invasive species identification and control, tree planting, prunging, and create natural habitat for wildlife.

Join the TWC staff to learn the practical skills that will make the work efficient, safe, and purposeful so you can make a difference in your own backyard. Learn the hands-on skills you can use to remove invasive species, plant native trees, grasses, and flowers, provide natural and artificial habitat structures for wildlife, use a small chainsaw for pruning, chose wildlife friendly lighting, and lots more. Celebrate Earth Day by pledging to make a difference in your own community!

Apr
30
Fri
Under the Night Sky @ Facebook
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come explore the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman. 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.

May
1
Sat
TWC Readers: “The Planter of Modern Life” @ Zoom
May 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us as we discuss “The Planter of Modern Life: Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution” by Stephen Heyman. Bromfield, an acclaimed author, returned to Ohio to
salvage an eroded farm.  He became one of the early environmentalists and an inspiration for the organic food movement.

May
8
Sat
Backyard Habitat Initiative: The Wildlife in Your Yard
May 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hear about the wildlife that can make their homes in our landscapes – those that we want and maybe some we don’t!

May
20
Thu
Foxfield Preserve Info Session @ Online
May 20 @ 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.

May
22
Sat
Backyard Habitat Initiative: Best Native Plants for The Birds and Bees
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Top picks for attracting wildlife to your yard to help birds, bees, butterflies and more!