Connecting you with Nature

Every small action can make a difference - for our community and our planet.

Connecting you with Nature

Every small action can make a difference - for our community and our planet.

Mission Statement

The Wilderness Center educates people of all ages to inspire a love of nature, and conserves natural lands for the health and benefit of the community.

Acres Protected
Volunteer Naturalists Trained
Trees Planted (since 2018)
Miles of Trail
Communities Served
Students Impacted (Since 2018)


Learn more about the natural world around you.



Restore, preserve and protect your corner of the world.



Protect the planet and serve your community.

Programs, Events & Workshops

Family Outdoor Movie Night

Jul 30, 2021 7:00PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Let’s Go Outside

Jun 11, 2021 10:00AM

Apple Creek Historical Society 185 Church St Apple Creek, OH 44606

Wilderness Wanderings

TWC Blog

Fox Creek Restoration 2.0

The Wilderness Center is working with The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) stream mitigation team on a second restoration project on Fox Creek here ...
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College of Wooster students discover TWC’s Fox Creek restoration

Congratulations to students from the College of Wooster who created the following video describing our Fox Creek restoration! We enjoyed working with ...
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Discovering the TWC Ecosystem

Hi. I’m new here. My name is Tiffany, and I’m an artist, a nature lover, a mom, the daughter of a farmer, ...
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Discover Black Holes

Join us Saturday, May 15, 2021, on The Wilderness Center’s YouTube channel for this year’s Astronomy Day, where we will host a live event ...
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Farewell, friend

The Wilderness Center was shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of TWC board member Tim Fritz. We send our ...
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Representatives From Community Organizations Support 2020 Enchanted Forest Program

The Wilderness Center’s annualEnchanted Forest program will take place online October 9 & 10 at 7:00 p.m. Families are invited to drop-in ...
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The Wilderness Center Introduces Subscription Service, Your Wild Classroom

The Wilderness Center today announced the creation of a new subscription service to provide natural science enrichment and resources for parents and ...
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Night in with Nature: Beers in the Backyard September 12

The Wilderness Center today announced Night in with Nature: Beers in the Backyard, a virtual beer tasting and fundraiser to take place ...
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Whether through our formal education programs, family and adult programs or guest speaker series, we want to help you dive into the wonders of your own backyard.



Small changes can make a difference, and we want to be your resource and partner in making these changes in our shared community.



Whether you are giving monthly support, planting a Tree Of Life in someone's honor, or making an annual contribution, your support will make a tangible difference in our community.