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Keep Migratory Birds Safe This Fall

August 17, 2022

Every spring and fall, millions of birds migrate through Ohio on their way between their breeding and overwintering grounds. During migration birds can travel hundreds of miles in one night, even hummingbirds weighing an average of 3.5…

Topics: Wildlife

Observe the Perseid Meteor Shower at its peak Aug. 11-12

July 5, 2022

The Perseid Meteor Shower, typically one of the most popular and impressive meteor showers of the year, will occur July 17 through Aug. 24, reaching its peak Aug. 11 and 12. For this event, which is visible…

Topics: Astronomy

5 planets to align in the morning sky

June 17, 2022

The mornings of June 17 through June 23 will be a rare treat for sky watchers. An alignment or “planet parade” will occur when 5 planets are visible to the naked eye in the morning sky, 45…

Topics: Astronomy

Earth Day 2022: Invest in Our Planet

April 20, 2022

April 22, 2022 is the 52nd Earth Day!  Here at Lake Erie Nature and Science Center, we treat every day as Earth Day. It is important to take time and reflect on our wondrous blue orb and…

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Your springtime guide to baby wildlife

March 3, 2022

As the weather warms and people spend more time outdoors, you may notice young animals that seem to be alone or in distress. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is the only wildlife rehabilitation facility in Cuyahoga…

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Owls of Ohio

January 17, 2022

If you look to the skies in Ohio, you will see a variety of birds: songbirds, gulls, hawks, vultures and more. What you might not easily see are owls. Owls are common in Ohio. However, they can…

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Holiday Gift Guide

December 9, 2021

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is here for you with perfect gift options for the nature lovers and little explorers in your life: Adopt an animal through Wild Pals A gift that gives back. Adopt an…

Topics: News,Wildlife

What to look for in the night sky this winter

December 6, 2021

As we near the shortest day of the year, many of us reminisce about the long summer days with plenty of time to enjoy the outdoors after school or work. But despite chillier temperatures, there are several…

Topics: Astronomy

Astronomy Club – November 2021

November 16, 2021

Shorter Days As we slip further into fall, the leaves are changing, and the days are getting much shorter. Why does this happen? You can thank the fact that the Earth is tilted 23.5 degrees on its…

Topics: Astronomy

New exhibit features tree-dwelling master of camouflage

October 25, 2021

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center has a new species of animal on exhibit. A nimble, lime-green predator with beady eyes that likes to slink about in trees and bushes. Yet, despite the exotic sounding description, this…

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