Wild Wednesday

Wild Wednesday is for adults and kids alike and typically takes place on the last Wednesday of each month and features new speakers to cover a variety of topics geared to get you involved with the outdoors. Past and future topics include shed hunting, outdoor cooking, bobcats, waterfowl hunting, butterfly gardening, fly fishing, coyote trapping, mushroom hunting, frog gigging, antler scoring, paddle sports, quality deer management, food plots, tracking deer made easy and much more. Admission for this program is $5.00 per person.


Upon arrival to the park, the entrance for the Wild Wednesday program will be through the Education Center doors (building on the right). Parking will be in the main parking lot in front of the Education Center.


Wild Wednesday is for people of ALL ages!


FREE *unless otherwise specified*


This program has a 150-person max capacity!


Snacks, refreshments, and door prizes are all included with the Wild Wednesday admission fee. The Welcome Center and gift shop area will open after the presentation!

Registration & Questions

All admission tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite electronically, at Deerassic.com, or in person at the door upon arrival. Please follow the link above to sign-up!

Cash and checks accepted on site the day of the event. Pre-registration is encouraged!

For any additional questions, call (740) 435-3335 Monday-Friday from 8:00A.M.-4:00P.M. , or e-mail dalton@deerassic.com

July 20th - Introduction to Canoeing and Kayaking

Introduction to Canoeing and Kayaking

July 20th, 2022 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Dalton Morgan

Come learn the basics of boating, enjoy an evening on Deerassic’s pond in canoes and kayaks. Admission is FREE , but limited to the first 40 people so register TODAY! Refreshments provided.


May 25th Wild Wednesday (Ohio Reptiles and Amphibians)

Ohio Reptiles & Amphibians

May 25th, 2022 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Nicole Hafer-Lipstreu – Biologist and Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator

An introduction to Reptiles & Amphibians focused on those native to Ohio. We will talk about the differences between reptiles and amphibians, review a presentation with photos of common reptiles and amphibians, and experience some live reptile visitors! Perfect for all ages!

April 27th Wild Wednesday (Nuisance Wildlife Identification, Damage, and Prevention)

Nuisance Wildlife Identification, Damage, and Prevention

April 27th, 2022. 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Matthew Pollock, Guernsey SWCD Wildlife/Forestry Specialist.

Tim Mason, Former U.S. Fish and Wildlife/Division of Wildlife

Join us at the park for April Wild Wednesday! Matthew Pollock and Tim Mason will discuss nuisance wildlife, the damage, threats that nuisance wildlife pose, how to identify nuisance wildlife, and how to prevent these pests in different ways in multiple settings. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn about nuisance wildlife and discuss preventative measures to handle them!

Feb. 23rd Wild Wednesday (Ticks & Lyme Disease)

Tick bites and the transmission of Lyme Disease are on the rise and affects many people here in our community. Whether you are an avid hunter all year round, enjoy hiking in the woods, playing with the kiddos in the backyard, or just enjoy walking the dog – this class is for you! Lyme Disease is caused by the bite of an infected blacklegged tick. It can cause several symptoms and can even persist after treatment. In this class, we will discuss the types of ticks that are found in our area, the diseases they carry, what symptoms to look for, and when to see your doctor. The best treatment is PREVENTION! We will dive deep into ways of protecting yourself, discuss several myths and things to avoid.

Jan. 26th Wild Wednesday (Preparing for Maple Syrup Season)

Maple syrup is one of the region’s favorite treats that utilizes a plentiful natural resource in Ohio. Many people are drawn to the idea of making maple syrup but managing a maple grove for syrup production is more complicated than just adding a tap to a tree to collect sap. Whether you are brand new to the idea or an experienced syrup producer, this class is for you! We will discuss weather conditions, maple identification and management, syrups for the market, and value-added maple products. $5 admission (door prizes and refreshments provided)