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Extending Our Temporary Closure: COVID-19

March 27, 2020

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center continues to follow the best guidelines from the CDC, State of Ohio and public health officials to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of staff, visitors and volunteers. Due…

Topics: News

How to Influence Positive Behavior in Preschoolers

March 24, 2020

If you feel like you’re constantly reminding your preschooler what NOT to do, or your conversations seem to always include the words “Don’t” and “No” – it’s time to flip your script. The way you phrase words…

Topics: Preschool

4 Myths About Baby Wildlife

March 16, 2020

Spring is almost here and soon you will see baby animals in your neighborhood. As Lake Erie Nature & Science Center’s wildlife staff prepares for their busiest season of the year, here are four of the most…

Topics: Wildlife

Our Response to the Coronavirus

March 12, 2020

The health and safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors is a top priority of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center. The Center is taking appropriate action to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Following directives of…

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5 things you didn’t know about Great Horned Owls

February 3, 2020

Owls are mysterious birds that have captured the attention and curiosity of people all throughout the world. There are over 200 species of owls that come in all shapes and sizes. The most common owl of the…

Topics: Wildlife

A Diamond Anniversary for a Regional Gem

January 10, 2020

The curiosity of a child inspired Elberta Fleming to create a nature center for children. While working at the front desk of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, a young boy approached her to ask about the…

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How do honey bees survive winter?

December 16, 2019

“Where did the honey bees go?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions from Lake Erie Nature & Science Center visitors during the winter months. Despite freezing temperatures and a lack of flowers, honey bees…

Topics: Programs,Wildlife

Astronomy Club: November Newsletter

November 30, 2019

A change in the air… There are leaves on the ground and a chill in the air. The holiday season is near and with it arises the inevitable stress and anxiety associated with family events, company parties,…

Winter Wildlife

November 21, 2019

Northeast Ohio winters call for heavy coats, heated automobiles and cozy fires to escape the cold. What about wildlife? How do animals cope with the harsh conditions of winter? Director of Wildlife, Amy LeMonds, is here to…

Topics: Wildlife

Astronomy Club: October Newsletter

October 29, 2019

It’s been a busy year for Astronomy and Spaceflight enthusiasts, as we can safely say that a new Space Race is fully underway. The original Race was between 2 countries, the United States and the USSR. With…

Topics: Astronomy
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