Wat-er you doing this summer?

Posted on 07/19/22 by Jacki in Educational Outreach

Water is life. But it is so much more than just something we need to live. I love early summer in all its watery glory. Sitting around a pool or lake with family or friends. Spending a day boating or fishing on a lake or stream. Enjoying the thrill of a whitewater adventure or the calming effect of... read more

There is Always Work to be Done Around the Garden

Posted on 07/13/22 by Jakob in Urban Agriculture

Cuyahoga SWCD painted rain barrel

For the new or casual grower, July may seem like a low action month. Most garden beds have been planted and now is the time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. But what if you forgot to plant your bed? Or you want something to do outside? Fear not! There is always something to do in the... read more

Meet the 4-Legged Members of Cuyahoga SWCD

Posted on 07/08/22 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Gus showing off his CSWCD bandana. Photo Credit: Kristin Hall

Monday, July 11th is All American Pet Photo Day. So, what better way to celebrate than to introduce you to the 4-legged members of our team! These guys work just as hard, if not harder than we do. I mean someone's gotta pick up our slack, keep us in check, and supervise us (usually with their eyes closed).... read more

Green Yards and Healthy Homes

Posted on 06/29/22 by Amy in Educational Outreach

Me trying to keep it in check when others use chemicals on their lawn.

When you hear Green Yards and Healthy Homes, what comes to mind? Is it all out free from chemicals inside and out? Does it mean a 'perfect' green lawn, no lawn and only native plants, or somewhere in between? Have you been affected by chemicals inside and outside your home? Do you have a sensitivity to products used... read more

Summer is No Time to Slouch on SWP3 Implementation

Posted on 06/21/22 by Brent in Storm Water Services

below-grate style inlet protection

In terms of advancing a construction project, site superintendents and project managers breathe a collective sigh of relief once the spring rainy season has passed. If a project is well underway then it is likely that the construction team has been battling frigid temperatures and the uncertainty of freeze and thaw cycles. If a project is just getting... read more


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