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Euclid Creek Blog

One teaspoon of salt permanently damages 5 gallons of water!!

Cuyahoga SWCD works with 50 communities in Cuyahoga County to keep them in compliance under their EPA stormwater permit. We provide a comprehensive education and involvement program to bring awareness to stormwater pollution and simple actions for resident to part of the solution. Each year, we have a theme for our outreach – this year is On the Road... read more

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