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Learn about the feathered, furred and scaly at Mentor Library

It’s autumn and getting chillier. For us, this means grabbing a jacket from the closet. But what about animals that don’t wear coats? How do other mammals, birds, reptiles, and their ilk stay warm? Our friends from the Lake Metroparks … Continue reading

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Meeting the nocturnal animals of Ohio

Lake Metroparks introduced us to some of the nocturnal birds and mammals that live in the Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center at Penitentiary Glen. The center receives and rehabilitates nearly 2,000 injured or orphaned animals each year. Those animals include rabbits, … Continue reading

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Meet the creatures of the night at Mentor Public Library

Kids can meet the things that go bump in the night at the library. Lake Metroparks will bring some of their furred and feathered friends to a special program about nocturnal animals at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at our … Continue reading

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Help Monarch butterflies by saving milkweed pods

The Monarch butterfly is in trouble. Each year, fewer of the species survive its storied migration from our neighborhood to their winter home in southern California and Mexico. Experts are concerned that, if the trend isn’t reversed, the species may become … Continue reading

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Get an expert introduction to birdwatching

You can learn all about birdwatching, including the best local spots to find birds, during an upcoming program at Mentor Public Library. Andy Avram from Lake Metroparks will teach an introduction to birdwatching at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 6, at … Continue reading

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