For 70 years, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center has been connecting children and families with the fascinating world of nature through hands-on discovery and living experiences at our beautiful park location.
Our offerings are distinct in the region, featuring live animals on exhibit, wildlife rehabilitation, a planetarium and direct access to Lake Erie through Huntington Reservation.
We are reaching more than 132,000 people each year with an easily accessible learning environment and affordable educational experiences that are meaningful to families in today's economy.
Contributions to Lake Erie Nature & Science Center support all areas of our mission and operations:
We gladly accept non-monetary donations of medical and cleaning supplies, office equipment and supplies, computer items, animal care products, and much more! Call 440-871-2900 ext. 207 for more information. Here is a list of items used on a daily basis to help fulfill our mission:
Each year the Center serves more than 132,000 children and adults on site and off and cares for over 150 permanent animals and over 1,300 rehab animals. To provide the best possible service with the least amount of expense, we ask for your help!
Being an independent, nonprofit organization, we rely on the generosity of the communities we serve. All donations, both monetary and goods, are not only appreciated but crucial to our continued success!
For information on honor/memorial gifts, planned giving, endowment, corporate giving or other gifts, please contact our Development Coordinator at 440-471-8354.