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Springtime reminders for baby wildlife season

May 3, 2024

Spring is here which means baby season for our local wildlife. As wildlife rehabilitators prepare for their busiest time of the year, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is sharing reminders for when you encounter baby wildlife…

Topics: Wildlife

Total Solar Eclipse on April 8, 2024: What to Expect

March 26, 2024

The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 will be a once-in-a-lifetime event to experience in Northeast Ohio. What is a solar eclipse? Well, the moon orbits Earth approximately every 27 days. A solar eclipse is the…

Topics: Astronomy

Superb Owl Sunday: 8 Fun Facts About Owls

February 9, 2024

Owls are some of the most fascinating creatures in Ohio. Their mysterious nature, charismatic expressions and recognizable calls have sparked interest for centuries.  In honor of Superb Owl Sunday, here are fun facts to celebrate these magnificent…

Topics: Wildlife

What to look for in the winter sky

December 19, 2023

The winter solstice will occur on Thursday, December 21 when the Sun reaches its southernmost position in the sky. The least amount of sunlight will reach Earth, marking the first astronomical day of winter and the shortest…

Topics: Astronomy

8 Wild Facts About Wild Turkeys

November 17, 2023

The Wild Turkey is one of the most recognizable birds in North America and can be found in all of Ohio’s 88 counties. While you are likely familiar with the Wild Turkey (especially this week!), you may…

Topics: Wildlife

Coexisting with your wild neighbors

August 28, 2023

You have new neighbors. They are messing up your lawn, raiding your garden and knocking over your trash cans. You wish you could ask them to stop, but you’re not sure they will listen. It’s (hopefully!) not…

Topics: Wildlife

Summer Stargazing

July 24, 2023

The recent Summer Solstice on June 21 was the longest day of the year with over 15 hours of daylight. As the days gradually become shorter throughout the warm summer months, there is plenty of time to…

Topics: Astronomy

Solar Eclipses: What to Expect and How to Safely Observe Them

April 25, 2023

Northeast Ohio will be treated to not one, but two solar eclipse events over the next year: a partial solar eclipse on October 14, 2023 and a total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. What is a…

Topics: Astronomy

The do’s and don’ts of baby wildlife

March 13, 2023

Spring is here, which means baby season for our local wildlife. As wildlife rehabilitators prepare for their busiest time of the year, here are some do’s and don’ts for helping baby wildlife. DO: Allow wildlife to grow…

Topics: Wildlife

4 steps to avoid sharing your home with wildlife

February 20, 2023

Baby season for wildlife is right around the corner, which means animal moms-to-be will soon start nesting. Animals such as raccoons, squirrels and skunks will be looking for cozy places to build nests for their newborns —…

Topics: Wildlife