Black Gum, one of the native plants of the year.

2015 Native Plants of the Year

Learn more about this year’s native plants which include Pawpaw, Buttonbush and Woodland Stonecrop.

See and learn about these plants
West Virginia White butterfly

Help Save West Virginia White

Invasive Garlic Mustard is threatening the survival of these butterflies. Volunteers are needed to pull the plant from natural areas.

Survey West Virginia White
White-tailed Deer

Managing White-tailed Deer

Management of White-tailed Deer populations in our region is based on science and best management practices.

White-tailed Deer Statement

next meeting

Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 10 am at the University of Akron Field Station located at 4240 Ira Rd. Akron, Ohio 44333.


A portion of a Singer Lake map


Log your nature observations on LEAP’s project, Lower Lake Erie Region Citizen Science Inventory

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West Virginia White butterfly. Photo by Judy Semroc.

West Virginia White butterfly

Learn about our conservation efforts to protect this imperiled butterfly

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Cover from Legacy of Living Places

Legacy of Living Places

The building blocks of biodiversity in our region

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For membership and general information about any of LEAP’s initiatives, contact Renee Boronka.