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Discover “What’s in a Name” for classic Great Lakes ships

Learn the history behind the names of a number of ships that sailed the Great Lakes as part of a new exhibit the Toledo Zoo Aquarium. The National Museum of the Great Lakes and the Zoo are collaborating on the production, entitled “What’s in a Name.” The temporary exhibit is on display in the Reflections

Frogtown Froggy Museum

The Frogtown Froggy Museum is a fun place with over 700 frog related items on display.  It is a perfect museum for Toledo, long considered “Frogtown”.  Ever wonder why this nickname?  There were no paved streets in 1837, and much of the downtown area was a large frog-filled swamp, hence the nickname.  The museum is

Outdoor activities to enjoy in Toledo

It’s crucial for all of us to be mindful of safety as the world slowly begins to reopen, but we also ache to get out of the house. Luckily, the Toledo area offers a variety of enjoyable outdoor activities so you can combat cabin fever and COVID-19 at the same time. BIRD WATCHING Though the

Laura Zitzelberger: Decades of helping animals

Laura Zitzelberger recently stepped back from her role at Nature’s Nursery a bit. She’s been involved with Whitehouse, Ohio’s wildlife rehabilitation center since co-founding it in 1989 with her friend Deb Cooper. She’s worked as the Nursery’s Director of Operations since 2006. But now, Zitzelberger works remotely as she has a lung condition so must