Support Wildlife

Help us care for animals

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is the only wildlife rehabilitation facility of its kind in Cuyahoga County and offers its services 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. On average, our professional staff treat 2,000 animals and more than 180 species annually.

As an independently funded 501c3 nonprofit organization, Lake Erie Nature & Science Center relies on donations, grants, and volunteer support in order to care for resident animals and rehabilitation patients, and provide valuable information to the community.

Please consider making a donation today to help us care for wildlife in need and respond to urgent calls from the community.

Tax ID Number: 34-0845030.

Wildlife Wishlist

Our Wildlife Wishlist includes a list of items that are used on a daily basis to care for resident animals and wildlife rehabilitation patients:

Become a Wild Pal

Wild Pals supports the medical care, food and maintenance for resident animals of Lake Erie Nature & Science Center. Your Wild Pals gift will include a recipient certificate and resident animal information sheet.

To begin the process, simply select an animal below. Wild Pals participation is available in three, six and twelve-month options. Pricing varies depending on the animal.

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