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Construction Starts at Willoughby-Eastlake School of Innovation

Posted on 10/24/18 by Elizabeth in Euclid Creek Watershed

8th Grade Streambank Stabilization Model

We’ve broken ground on the Willoughby-Eastlake School of Innovation Stream Restoration Project! The project is in the City of Willoughby Hills in Lake County in the Euclid Creek Watershed at the headwaters of the East Branch of Euclid Creek. The Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District received a $156,462 grant through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency's Section 319... read more

A New Watershed Specialist and a New Watershed Planning Effort

Posted on 10/19/18 by Jared in Cahoon and Porter Creeks Watershed

https://cuyahogaswcd.org/events/2018/10/30/cahoon-creek--frontal-lake-erie-watershed-plan-open-house

Cuyahoga SWCD is excited to introduce the newest member of our Watershed Team - Jaimie Johnson! In her role as Watershed Specialist, Jaimie is responsible for the development and implementation of a watershed plan for the Cahoon Creek - Frontal Lake Erie Watershed. She will also provide project-specific assistance to Cuyahoga SWCD's Euclid Creek and Rocky River Watershed... read more

Monarch foster Mom experience!!

Posted on 10/09/18 by Amy in Educational Outreach

Monarch caterpillars munching away on milkweed leaves.

I filmed a segment for WVIZ’s NewsDepth Spot on Science which will air later this month. For the segment, I had the fortune of ‘borrowing’ some friends monarch caterpillars and chrysalis. Amazing what you can find on facebook groups. The timing could not have been more perfect and I was so excited to see nature transform before my... read more

TREES: THE ORIGINAL AND BEST GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

Posted on 10/03/18 by Janine in Educational Outreach

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. - Robert Louis Stevenson I am blessed to live in the eastern United States where trees are plentiful! The... read more

Monarch Migration Madness

Posted on 09/19/18 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Monarchs feeding on Snakeroot at Wildwood Park, 9/12/2018.  Photo Credit: Larraine Parker

One of the most amazing migrations is occurring right now! During the month of September monarch butterflies embark on one of the longest migrations of all of the butterflies, traveling from Canada to Mexico (2,000 - 3,000 miles). Because the distance is so great they depend highly on nectar corridors for food and rest. Cleveland just so happens... read more