Euclid Creek Blog

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE RESOLUTION 570 Designating April 2022 as ‘‘National Native Plant Month’’. Whereas native plants are indigenous species that have evolved and occur naturally in a particular region, ecosystem, and habitat; Whereas there are more than 17,000 native plant species in the United States, which include trees, shrubs, vines, grasses, and wildflowers; Whereas native plants help prevent... read more

Green Yards and Healthy Homes

It’s that time of year! Birds are chirping. The weather’s warming and days are getting longer. Flowers and trees are starting to bloom. In Cuyahoga County, it’s also the time when we emerge from our winter hibernation, look around, and say “dang, this place could sure use a clean-up!” A Greener Clean at Home For many of us springtime is... read more

As a NOWCorps member, which is a branch of AmeriCorps I wear many hats at Cuyahoga Soil and Water. I am a service member and my duties range from tree plantings, educational outreach events, volunteer events, water quality monitoring and education, and much more! I am also a graduate student at Cleveland State University studying Environmental Science with... read more

Me standing by an ephemeral stream right next to a home being built. The ephemeral stream is flowing due to a slightly rainy day and recent snow melt.

Earlier this year, a colleague brought up the idea of each of us sharing for one of our blog topics, what our role is at Cuyahoga SWCD. I immediately checked the date of my next blog post and was eager to begin typing away about what it is I do during the weekday nine to five… or, rather,... read more

Sweet potato slips for the George Washington Carver Program.

As the newby in the office, it's hard to say what a typical day is like for me. I jumped right into working on a few projects, but I am still learning the ropes. Lately, I start off by caring for the sweet potato slips I have been growing for our George Washington Carver program. Everyone has heard of... read more


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