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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…

Topics: News

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

Tips for drivers during deer breeding season

October 14, 2019

Breeding season occurs mid-October through December. Male deer, or bucks, are often seen traveling together and marking their territory by scraping the ground or rubbing their antlers on trees. Eventually, increased testosterone and aggressiveness will force the…

Topics: Wildlife

Astronomy Club: September Newsletter

September 30, 2019

The Autumnal Equinox occurred on Monday, September 23. On this day, both the Northern and Southern hemispheres experienced an equal amount of daylight. This happens twice a year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither towards nor…

Topics: Astronomy

Backyard Astronomy

September 15, 2019

Summer is coming to a close, but on the bright side – there will be more time to look up each night and enjoy the night sky. Planetarium Specialist Katy Downing shares some of the astronomical events,…

Topics: Astronomy

Looking and listening for owls in Northeast Ohio

September 9, 2019

Some of the most fascinating wild animals in Ohio are owls. Their mysterious nature, charismatic expressions, and recognizable calls have sparked interest for centuries. Many people claim to have never seen an owl in the wild, but…

Topics: Wildlife
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