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Rocky River Watershed Champion Yard Sign

This year we have started a new campaign to spread the news about things you can do to help restore the Rocky River and Euclid Creek watersheds! We are asking you to Take Action: In Your Yard, By Your Backyard Streams, and In Your Community to benefit the Rocky River, Euclid Creek and their tributaries. Based on the National... read more

Northern long-eared bat. Photo credit: Joel Sartore

One of the most intriguing mammals, in my opinion, is the bat. For as long as I can remember I have always been fascinated by these mysterious little creatures. It may be the fact that they are not often seen, their weird appearance, stealth, or their association with the infamous Dracula that they are often misunderstood and sometimes... read more

Environmental Model taken to Olmsted Falls

Delivery area - Cuyahoga County Cuyahoga SWCD has many dozens of events throughout the county every year. Audiences vary and include students, the general public, homeowners, businesses, public leaders, community staff and many more. We partner with other agencies, communities and local groups to deliver year round workshops, school programs, presentations and volunteer events. We believe that education is the... read more

Retention basin at Eaton Corporation

Spring is a time of new beginnings. Buds are forming on the Maple trees outside my window. The Magnolia flowers are just beginning to open and my daffodils are in full bloom. I want to make a fresh start just like nature! And immediately I begin to think – SPRING CLEAN UP! It’s time to get out into the... read more

If you read nothing else, just read this.

"The beauty of the natural world lies in the details." Natalie Angier I found this quote recently but I've long known this to be true. I love nature (clearly as I work to protect it daily in my professional and personal life) but I also dabble in photography. I gravitate towards the details - an eye, a wrinkle on... read more