Euclid Creek Blog

Living In Harmony with Wildlife - Coyotes

Posted on 02/14/17 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Coyote Couple.  Photo credit: Wolf Park

As today is Valentine's Day I thought I would talk about my furry Valentine, Coyotes (Canis latrans). These guys tend to get a bad rap, but really they are shy, beautiful, highly intelligent, and facinating creatures that prefer to keep to themselves rather than bother humans. However, with urban sprawl comes human/coyote interaction. This has never been so... read more

Stream Channel Infrastructure - Our Urban Legacy

Posted on 02/07/17 by in Euclid Creek Watershed

NEORSD Repair Plan

WHAT'S GOING ON AT THE EUCLID CREEK E. 185TH STREET SPILLWAY? The term hydromidification in the stream world means to alter the natural flow of water through a landscape, and often takes the form of channel modification or channelization. Hydromodification is one of the primary sources of impairment in creeks, streams and other water bodies, especially in an urban watershed... read more

Euclid Creek Watershed - 2016 Annual Summary

Posted on 02/07/17 by in Euclid Creek Watershed

Earth Day Weekend Girl Scouts activity at Nine Mile Wetland, South Euclid

2016 was another busy and fun year in the Euclid Creek Watershed. Restoration work started on the largest restoration project in the upper watershed to date at Acacia Reservation in Lyndhurst. Cleveland Metroparks hired Biohabitats and Meadville Construction to implement the $1.9 million stream restoration, daylighting and wetland drainage swale project on the Main Branch of Euclid Creek... read more

The lighter side of stormwater.

Posted on 01/31/17 by in Storm Water Services

Right now we are ankle to shin deep in frozen stormwater depending on what side of town you are living on. Snow plows are busy pushing snow into the corners of parking lots to wait for warmer temperatures. In other parts of the country recent storms have delivered much needed relief from on-going drought, filled reservoirs, and provided opportunities... read more

Lake Erie: Don't Waste It!

Posted on 01/24/17 by Amy in Educational Outreach

Lake Erie: Don’t Waste It Each year we have an outreach theme and 2017 focuses on waste that comes off the land and into our waterways. Everyone lives in a watershed, and in Cuyahoga County everyone lives in the Lake Erie watershed. Because of this watershed connection, our activities at home, at school, at work and throughout the community... read more