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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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Astronomy Club – October 2021

October 14, 2021

Spot The Station The weather is getting cooler, and our days are getting shorter. I find that during this time of year, the opportunities to get outside become shorter and further apart. Viewing the International Space Station…

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Fall Migrations to Observe this Season

September 13, 2021

From birds to butterflies, wildlife is on the move. Ohio’s geography of forests, grasslands and coasts, along with two large water sources—Lake Erie and the Ohio River—attracts a wide array of wildlife during fall migration. Here are…

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Astronomy Club – September 2021

September 2, 2021

That busy time of year… As the summer season winds down, we all find ourselves getting ready for the school year or preparing for the cooler seasons to come. During this potentially hectic time, we are fortunate…

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