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Hellbender info video

Resident Animals: Eastern Hellbender

Did you know? Eastern Hellbenders are Ohio’s largest amphibian and America’s largest salamander!


Mallard Duckling Release

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center’s wildlife team successfully releases 4/5-week-old Mallard ducklings after providing treatment and care.


Flying Squirrel

Gifted with a flap of skin between their limbs, flying squirrels can glide long distances between the trees where they live. Learn more about our resident flying squirrel with Wildlife Program Specialist Christine Barnett.

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Bober Markey Fedorovich

Eaton Corporation Charitable Fund

FirstEnergy Foundation

Heinen's Fine Foods

Hyland Software, Inc.


Maloney + Novotny

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Rockport Senior Living

Ross Foundation

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Sherwin Williams
Ziegler | Metzger

Foundations and Organizations

The Bay Village Foundation
Bonne Bell Family Foundation
George W. Codrington Foundation
Dorn Family Foundation
The Fleming Family Foundation

Fox Charitable Foundation

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Women’s Board

The Laub Foundation
Arthur B. McBride, Sr. Family Foundation
Patricia McRoberts

Nash Family Foundation
Nord Family Foundation
The Perkins Charitable Foundation
Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust
The Kelvin & Eleanor Smith Foundation

The Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust
The Stocker Foundation
The Helen F. Stolier and Louis Stolier Family Foundation
United Way of Greater Lorain County, Inc.
The Clara Weiss Fund

Westlake-Bay Village Rotary Club

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is offering pre-registered guided tours and pre-scheduled wildlife intake appointments:Learn more