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CONSERVE. CONNECT. INSPIRE.

THE NATURE CENTER

Just minutes from downtown Cleveland in the heart of historic Shaker Heights and surrounded by the Shaker Parklands, the Nature Center is free and open to the public, providing wonderful nature experiences and discovery for all ages throughout all seasons.

2112
FEET OF TRAILS

8
MAPPED NATIVE HABITATS

40,000+
YEARLY
VISITORS

13,000+
STUDENTS IMPACTED

1,000+
BIRDS BANDED
ANNUALLY

UNLIMITED
OPPORTUNITIES TO DISCOVER NATURE

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The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
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ENHANCING YOUR OUTDOOR CLASSROOM
OUR BOLD VISION

More than 50 years ago, our community saved this green space, not only to preserve vital habitats but to provide outdoor experiences that engage and educate all. Today, we are called together to strengthen the legacy they built by investing in our outdoor classroom for generations to come. We are embarking on a bold and exciting plan to restore, renovate and enhance our 20 acres.

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SUPPORT THE NATURE CENTER

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes receives no property or income tax support and relies solely on the generosity of our members, donors and funders to sustain our mission to conserve a natural area, connect people with nature and inspire environmental stewardship.
The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes receives no property or income tax support and relies solely on the generosity of our members, donors and funders to sustain our mission to conserve a natural area, connect people with nature and inspire environmental stewardship.
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DON'T MISS A THING
GET ON THE LIST
Join thousands of community members who receive our monthly email newsletter, the Nature Break. You'll be the first to know of upcoming programs and events, along with educational nature features to help you stay connected to our natural world.
Join thousands of community members who receive our monthly email newsletter, the Nature Break. You'll be the first to know of upcoming programs and events, along with educational nature features to help you stay connected to our natural world.
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We are
educating.
conserving.
providing experiences.
inspiring others.
making a difference.
GET INVOLVED
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