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Monarch foster Mom experience!!

Posted on 10/09/18 by Amy in Educational Outreach

Monarch caterpillars munching away on milkweed leaves.

I filmed a segment for WVIZ’s NewsDepth Spot on Science which will air later this month. For the segment, I had the fortune of ‘borrowing’ some friends monarch caterpillars and chrysalis. Amazing what you can find on facebook groups. The timing could not have been more perfect and I was so excited to see nature transform before my... read more

TREES: THE ORIGINAL AND BEST GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

Posted on 10/03/18 by Janine in Educational Outreach

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. - Robert Louis Stevenson I am blessed to live in the eastern United States where trees are plentiful! The... read more

Monarch Migration Madness

Posted on 09/19/18 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Monarchs feeding on Snakeroot at Wildwood Park, 9/12/2018.  Photo Credit: Larraine Parker

One of the most amazing migrations is occurring right now! During the month of September monarch butterflies embark on one of the longest migrations of all of the butterflies, traveling from Canada to Mexico (2,000 - 3,000 miles). Because the distance is so great they depend highly on nectar corridors for food and rest. Cleveland just so happens... read more

Useful Resources for Property Research

Posted on 09/18/18 by Brent in Storm Water Services

USDA - Web Soil Survey

Cuyahoga SWCD provides technical assistance to landowners within Cuyahoga County as part of our countywide mission. When a property owner contacts Cuyahoga SWCD staff listen to the concern and work with the property owner to fully understand the situation. Part of our research includes consulting a myriad of resources that provide valuable context. The following is a list... read more

Solar Roadways

Posted on 09/05/18 by Carla in Educational Outreach

Image: https://www.marketstrategies.com/blog/2017/02/are-solar-roads-coming-to-your-utility-territory/

We live in a world where a new technology is popping up almost every other minute. From the latest I-phone version to medical advancements such as in utero heart operations, the world as we know it is changing. One of the coolest ideas I recently heard is solar roadways. Yes, solar panels... read more