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CUyahoga County Greenprint Viewer

Everyone knows about Google Maps and Google Earth, but did you know that there are a wealth of natural resources and conservation-related mapping resources available for free online? Watershed boundaries, water quality data, soil maps and data, well logs, aerial imagery both old and new, tree canopy – all available at your fingertips! Here are a few of the... read more

Spring has just begun and it’s a welcome time for many. As students return to the classroom, Cuyahoga SWCD has many exciting possibilities for school and extracurricular youth programs. Deadlines are fast approaching for our K-12 poster contest registration (April 1st) and the Camp Canopy scholarship application deadline (April 9th). The 2021 poster contest theme is Healthy Forests,... read more

Spotted Salamander

It’s that time of year again! The temperatures are going up, some early spring plants and tree leaves are beginning to bud, and amphibians are coming out of hibernation and migrating to vernal pools to mate. The migration of amphibians such as salamanders and frogs occur around this time of year every year in northeast Ohio. In fact, this... read more

Just like the perennials, Ohio Native Plant Month makes its return this spring. Ohio celebrated its first annual Ohio Native Plant Month in April of 2020. It was a huge success with lots of fun events, plant sales, and social media posts. April 2021 is just around the corner and may look a little different this year, but... read more

https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/ocean/earthday.html

I feel planet Earth and the people it supports are truly, to borrow from the Ancient Chinese Proverb, a “yin and yang.” Inevitably population numbers are growing. The Earth “feels” the affect. You can look at the glass half empty - carbon emissions causing climate change, plastic pollution in our oceans, loss of old growth forests, etc. Or... read more

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