Euclid Creek Blog

A Missed Urban Park Opportunity -- In My Opinion

Posted on 12/07/22 by Chris in Educational Outreach

View of the beautiful downtown Cleveland skyline from the center of the southern boundary of the site off the eastern side of Carter Rd.

I know this blog will be a tough one for me to write. Additionally, I know that this blog contains ideas which some people will not agree with. However, these ideas are just the way I feel. The vacant land on Scranton Peninsula in Cleveland should not be turned into apartments, but rather, a park. This park would have... read more

What Can an Acorn Grub Teach Us About Trees?

Posted on 11/29/22 by Tim in Educational Outreach

An acorn grub emerges.  Photo by Lake County Forest Preserves in Lake County, IL.

There is something both exciting and terrifying about watching an acorn grub wiggle its way out of an acorn. (If you haven’t had a chance to see this small wonder, blogger Carol Doeringer has posted a video in this blog entry). The first time students see an acorn grub they often scream. However, after I reassure them from... read more

Winter Maintenance for Permeable Pavements

Posted on 11/15/22 by Lauren in Storm Water Services

Permeable Pavers with clean aggregate filled to the top. Check out the space in between bricks for debris or for low spots where stone has washed out.

Waking up to a gentle dusting of frost on the ground this week has gotten our office excited for upcoming snowy weather activities – and those of us on the Stormwater Team are eager to talk about preparing your stormwater control measures for the winter! One stormwater feature that gets hit the hardest during a typical Ohio winter is... read more

A Vote for Our Planet

Posted on 11/07/22 by Brent in Educational Outreach

The Pale Blue Dot Revisited (30th Anniversary) - photo credit NASA-JPL

Carl Sagan wrote in his in his 1994 book Pale Blue Dot From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of any particular interest. But for us, it's different. Consider again that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever... read more

6 Sustainable Ways to Recycle Your Pumpkin

Posted on 11/03/22 by Kairsten in Educational Outreach

Now that Spooky Season has come to an end, Turkey Season is upon us! But what about poor Pumpkin Season? If you have a pile of abandoned Jack O’ Lanterns and are not keeping your pumpkins for Harvest decorations, we recommend the following sustainable ways to repurpose your pumpkins: The easiest – leave your pumpkin with the top off... read more


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