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Plant Flowers, Not Litter

Posted on 04/14/15 by Janine in Educational Outreach

The snow has melted, the spring flowers are blooming and the tree buds are beginning to pop. After a long Cleveland winter, it is marvelous to witness the greening of our surroundings. Unfortunately, spring’s beauty is marred by the wind-blown, carelessly discarded or criminally-dumped litter and debris that seems to be ubiquitous. Unbelievable quantities of paper, plastic, debris... read more

2014 Euclid Creek Watershed Program Year in Review

Posted on 04/10/15 by in Euclid Creek Watershed

2014 proved to be another rewarding and exceptional year for the Euclid Creek Watershed Program. We partnered with West Creek Conservancy and Friends of Euclid Creek and protected a 12-acre site with sensitive wetland and stream habitat in Highland Heights with Clean Ohio funding. Other highlights include: A Euclid Eagle Scout candidate installed 4 monarch way station gardens at... read more

Euclid Creek Spring Newsletter and April Updates

Posted on 04/10/15 by in Euclid Creek Watershed

To see the latest news sent out to the Euclid Creek email distribution list - click on the link here! read more

Spring has Sprung!

Posted on 04/07/15 by Amy in Educational Outreach

We officially entered Spring on March 20th but it took a couple weeks for it to actually feel like Spring. Before you know it, we will be out in the garden and enjoying the sunshine on a daily basis. Below and in the pictures above are Spring tips for March and April to get your yard ready. For... read more

Spring into Storm Water BMPs

Posted on 03/31/15 by Elizabeth in Storm Water Services

Storm water conveyance swales and ditches aren't the best location for backyard fire pits

Storm water staff are jumping for joy because all 2014 annual reports have gone out to our partner communities and spring is the time for 2015 inspections of post-construction storm water Best Management Practices (PCBMPs) (water quality ponds, rain gardens, porous pavement etc.) to begin! Most Cuyahoga County communities are considered Phase II (or small) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer... read more