April is National Native Plant Month

April is National Native Plant Month

In July, 2019, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed legislation designating April as Ohio Native Plant Month. Ohio was the first state in the U.S. to institute an entire month recognizing the importance of native plants. In 2023, a special native plant proclamation was...
Supporting Pets and People in Summit County

Supporting Pets and People in Summit County

Stray animals in northeast Ohio will always have a friend in the Humane Society of Summit County.  Whether they are sick, abused, injured or abandoned, HSSC offers all the love they have to give in the form of many programs and outreach opportunities, ensuring these...
How to Help Outdoor Animals this Winter

How to Help Outdoor Animals this Winter

As we enter the winter months, the temptation for us is to retreat into our homes and stay warm. But for our outdoor animal friends, keeping warm and safe during the winter looks very different!  Gwendolyn Hoogendoorn, Vice President for the Ohio Wildlife...