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1792 Bourbon  photo credit: Wikipedia

On June 22, 2018 one half of a bourbon warehouse came crashing down damaging an estimated 9,000 barrels of aging whiskey. Just shy of two weeks later on July 4, 2018 the other half of the same warehouse collapsed sending another 9,000 barrels to their doom. The Barton 1792 Distillery is in Bardstown, KY about 40 miles south... read more

Ever wonder what makes the Rocky River tick? On July 21 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, spend a day exploring the life of the Rocky River. Find out what lives in and around the river, the watershed geology, and ways to be a #NEOwatersteward. Join for all or part of this FREE family-friendly day presented by Cleveland Metroparks,... read more

The Great Falls in 1900 now hidden behind the Gorge Dam.  Photo Credit: SCHS Pockrandt.

The removal of a piece of history, though sad, can be a really good thing. In an effort to free the Cuyahoga River and return it to its natural flow, the now obsolete dams throughout the length of the river are in the process of being removed. Not only are they no longer functional and serve no purpose,... read more

Team Bobcat performing rangeland assessment. Photo courtesy of USDA.

It’s great to be back at the District in Cleveland, Ohio! For the last three weeks, I’ve been in Lincoln, Nebraska, taking part in the USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Conservation Planning Bootcamp (say that three times fast). I feel that I’ve learned more in the past three weeks than I’ve learned in the past three years. Before... read more

Westlake City staff removing trash from a basin outlet.

Summer thunderstorms bring wind and rain which can move trash and debris into Stormwater Control Measures (basins, green infrastructure, detention units etc.) making monthly debris removal maintenance important to prevent clogs that could cause flooding. Our Stormwater Control Measure Maintenance Tips outreach campaign continues this month to deliver useful information and seasonal tips for property owners, managers, contractors, and... read more