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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

Where do animals go in the winter?

December 14, 2022

Many types of birds (including retiree snowbirds!) migrate south for the winter. While most of us would prefer to spend the cold months in a tropical climate, many Ohio residents, human and animal, ride out the snowy…

Topics: Wildlife

Drivers be alert, deer breeding season is here

October 6, 2022

Deer breeding season occurs from mid-October through December. Below, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center shares information about deer mating habits and tips for drivers this fall. Male deer (or bucks) travel together in “bachelor groups” during…

Topics: Wildlife

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center selected for Target Circle Community Giving Program

October 3, 2022

We are excited to announce that Lake Erie Nature & Science Center has been chosen to participate in a charitable giving campaign, sponsored and funded by Target. Now through December 31st, you can vote for the Center and…

Topics: News

Grand Opening for Cahoon Room on Sept. 8

August 31, 2022

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center will host a grand opening for its new program space, the Cahoon Room, on Thursday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. “We are excited to welcome more preschool age…

Topics: News,Preschool

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