In around 500 BC, a Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, said “change is the only constant in life.” More than 2500 years later, people around the world are painfully aware of the truth of his statement. As we adjust to the world with the “novel” corona virus, educators are scrambling to find new ways to reach and teach students of... read more

Mary K has been sampling since program inception in 2006. Over 200 monitoring events! Lillian since 2009 has completed over 140 monitoring events!

Did you know that you, yes you, can help collect scientific data? The participation in scientific research conducted by nonprofessional scientists is called Citizen Science. Citizen Science is a growing field and more and more agencies are relying on knowledge and data provided by citizens to help meet real world goals. At Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District we... read more

Tire filled trench - before

Here at Cuyahoga SWCD we are adapting to the changes and challenges of our current reality, as is everyone. In our adapted work routine, we are still able to do field work and conduct inspections. We have assigned vehicles and limit our meetings to the outdoors while adhering to the 6 ft. distance requirement. I am very fortunate... read more

Last year we celebrated 50 years of water quality improvements for the Cuyahoga River and last week we celebrated 50 years of Earth Day and we also we celebrated Arbor Day. This week, conservation districts across the country are celebrating Stewardship Week. Stewardship Week provides opportunities for thousands of dedicated conservationists to organize outreach events and educational learning experiences... read more

Grams Garden

Growing up, my grandparents were known for having green thumbs, I, however, was not. No matter how easy a plant was to care for, it was destined for the compost bin. I was always fascinated by my grandmother’s window full of cactus and succulents, and we all enjoyed the fresh vegetables, strawberries, and cherries straight from the back... read more


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