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Erosion Control Matting.  Intended to minimize the impact of rain drops on bare soil.

Erosion: is the process of wind, water, or other natural agents gradually wearing down soil, rock, or land. Sedimentation: is the process of settling or deposition of those eroded particles. The National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) regulates the discharge of stormwater to waterbodies within urbanized areas. The importance of regulating these discharges stems from the pollution that rainfall... read more

At the dawn of 2017, the Cuyahoga SWCD staff was anticipating a wild and crazy year. In addition to rolling out the public involvement/public education (PIPE) program for 21 new communities, and adding another community to the Long Term Operations and Maintenance Program, the logistics of moving the office north were in high gear. As the end of the... read more

Former Ohio Forestry & WIldlife Conservation Camp Has a New Name! Read all about it in this press release. Take advantage of a great summer opportunity! Are you interested in the environment? Maybe you're considering a career in Natural Resources? Enjoy lots of outdoor activities in an big natural place. Learn, recreate and relax while making friendships that can... read more

Several weeks ago, my delicate urban ag psyche received a 1-2-3 punch in the face. I can’t remember the exact order all of the harrowing news had been unloaded on me, but it was comprised of both local and national happenings. At a national level, Will Allen, founder and CEO of Growing Power, resigned from Growing Power and retired... read more

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Each year I make the trek home to Michigan to spend time with family and reflect on all I'm thankful for. This year I'm especially grateful to be working for an agency whose mission is to advocate for protection of our urban waters and soils. As part of that effort most of our... read more