Category: Wildlife

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…

How do honey bees survive winter?

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…

Winter Wildlife

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…

Tips for drivers during deer breeding season

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…

Looking and listening for owls in Northeast Ohio