Tag Archives: Mentor Marsh

Learn about Monarch butterflies at our Headlands Branch

The Monarch butterfly is both beautiful and hard traveling. It migrates thousands of miles from Canada to Mexico, passing through our humble neck of the woods each year. Rebecca Donaldson, the naturalist from the Mentor Marsh, will talk about how … Continue reading

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Learn about Monarch butterflies at MPL’s Headlands Branch

The Monarch butterfly is both beautiful and hard traveling. It migrates thousands of miles from Canada to Mexico, passing through our humble neck of the woods each year. Rebecca Donaldson, the naturalist from the Mentor Marsh, will talk about how … Continue reading

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Making Slime & Elephant Toothpaste during Super Science Saturday

It’s easy to make science intimidating. After all, dihydrogen monoxide sounds terrifying until you realize it’s just another way to say water. But it’s not difficult to make science fun too. For example, kids can create their own chemical reactions and … Continue reading

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Meeting the eagles from Mentor Marsh

Naturalist Becky Donaldson wasn’t able to bring the actual bald eagles who nest in Mentor Marsh with her when she visited our Headlands Branch this Saturday, but she was able to bring a few interesting artifacts (including a skull) and … Continue reading

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Discover More About Where You Live: The Bald Eagles in Mentor Marsh

Did you know that more than 200 kinds of birds live in Mentor Marsh? That includes the blue-winged teal, yellow warbler, American wigeon, gadwall, heron, American black duck, red-winged blackbirds, Northern shoveler and hooded merganser. And bald eagles. Yes, that’s right. There are … Continue reading

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