Ten tests you can do in your own garden with simple handmade tools to test for soil health in addition to the chemical tests.
This booklet provides information about wetlands and riparian areas and guidance to help community leaders protect these sensitive areas through community ordinances. (PDF - 3,404 KB)
Cuyahoga SWCD holds nearly 300 acres of selected wetlands and riparian lands in conservation easements. A conservation easement is a voluntary legal agreement between a landowner and a land trust, private non-profit organization, or a government agency (Cuyahoga SWCD) that limits certain land uses while protecting others. Landowners retain the title and certain rights to the property, but not in ways that infringe upon the conservation easement agreement.
Information on the benefits of conserving property via conservation easment.
Cuyhaoga SWCD hired Davey Resource Group in 2006 to conduct an inventory of wetlands in Cuyahoga County. With assistance from Davey Resource Group, the remaining wetlands were mapped. This information is useful for communities, and a tool to help protect the last remaining wetlands in the county. The following information is a Cuyahoga countywide map and the full report in .pdf format for you to download.