Support Wildlife

Help us care for our animal ambassadors

Our professional wildlife specialists continue to care for our resident animals and wildlife patients during this health crisis. We welcome and respond to wildlife inquiries from the public even while the Center is temporarily closed. Please make a generous donation to support their efforts to care for animals.

Become a Wild Pal

You can help the Center care for resident animals and wildlife rehabilitation patients by making a donation. Financial contributions help to provide programs and classes, live animal exhibits, care for resident animals and treatment for injured wildlife. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is a non-profit organization that is funded by donations, grants, and class fees. Tax ID Number: 34-0845030.

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.

Wildlife Wishlist

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center treats over 1,400 animals and over 100 different species each year. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on the generosity of the communities we serve to continue treating ill and injured animals at no charge to the public.

A donation of:
$50 feeds the Bald Eagle for one week
$100 feeds the Red Fox for one month
$250 feeds the hawks for one month
$500 feeds the box turtles for one year.

Read our list of items that are used on a daily basis to help fulfill our mission. Visit our Donate page to learn more ways you can support the nonprofit Lake Erie Nature & Science Center.

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