The Wilds is a private, non-profit conservation center located on nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land in rural southeastern Ohio. It was created as the conservation center of the future by a group of civic leaders, political leaders and zoo professionals who believed that a serious scientific approach was required to find solutions to environmental concerns.
From its inception, the Wilds has been envisioned as a facility that combines cutting-edge conservation science and education programs with unique visitor opportunities.
S+W was honored to support the Wilds in the development of the Lake Trail facility, one of the many destinations on the safari tour which allows visitors, using a variety of options, to pick their own Personal Adventures in Conservation Education (P.A.C.E.).