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Friends of Euclid Creek February Update

Posted on 02/11/22 by Meg in Friends of Euclid Creek

Friends of Euclid Creek is set to go out into the Watershed! See our Jan-June Save the Date Calendar of Events. First up is our February Kick Off Meeting. FEBRUARY KICK OFF MEETING! 2/22/2022, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Come and learn more about what we do and why. For more than 20 years, we have been working throughout the... read more

Winter Watershed Stewardship: Live Stakes and other Vegetative Streambank Stabilization Practices

Posted on 02/08/22 by Jared in Rocky River Watershed

Live Stake sprouting in late Spring

When most people in Northeast Ohio think of winter, planting things outside usually isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But if you are a landowner dealing with eroding streambanks, it should! November through March is the ideal time to install live stakes, live fascines, brush mattresses, or a combination thereof (basically, you are aiming for the... read more

SNOW, SNOW, WHERE DOES IT GO?

Posted on 02/01/22 by Meg in Educational Outreach

As Cuyahoga County bundles up for more snow this week it may seem like these piles of white cold stuff are just burdens and obstacles that will never go away. Well, it’s February - so just keep visualizing “it’s six more months ‘til summer, it’s six more months ‘til summer.” And despite what your sore back from shoveling... read more

Mushrooms, and Insects, and Sustainability, Oh My!

Posted on 01/27/22 by Jakob in Urban Agriculture

https://www.flickr.com/photos/bradontca/25298664241

When you picture a creepy scene what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s a graveyard, or a haunted house. Usually, these scenes are accompanied by bats, ghosts, and zombies. Often in the background insects and fungi abound. Long have these last two been associated with the more morose side of life, however, they could very well be the future... read more

Cuyahoga SWCD welcomes new Education Program Specialist, Tim Becker!

Posted on 01/25/22 by Tim in Educational Outreach

With each dip of the net, the kids got more excited as the silt settled revealing wriggling dragonfly nymphs. I had taken a group of 75 fourth graders out of New York City upstate to an environmental education center. Some of them had never left the city. Many were a bit scared of spiders or bears or just... read more

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