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Posted on 04/16/19 by Jacki in Educational Outreach

Environmental Model taken to Olmsted Falls

Delivery area - Cuyahoga County Cuyahoga SWCD has many dozens of events throughout the county every year. Audiences vary and include students, the general public, homeowners, businesses, public leaders, community staff and many more. We partner with other agencies, communities and local groups to deliver year round workshops, school programs, presentations and volunteer events. We believe that education is the... read more

Hurray for Spring!

Posted on 04/10/19 by Carla in Storm Water Services

Retention basin at Eaton Corporation

Spring is a time of new beginnings. Buds are forming on the Maple trees outside my window. The Magnolia flowers are just beginning to open and my daffodils are in full bloom. I want to make a fresh start just like nature! And immediately I begin to think – SPRING CLEAN UP! It’s time to get out into the... read more

The beauty is in the details....and the details are closer than you think.

Posted on 04/02/19 by Amy in Educational Outreach

If you read nothing else, just read this.

"The beauty of the natural world lies in the details." Natalie Angier I found this quote recently but I've long known this to be true. I love nature (clearly as I work to protect it daily in my professional and personal life) but I also dabble in photography. I gravitate towards the details - an eye, a wrinkle on... read more

Refreshing the Forest City

Posted on 03/27/19 by Janine in Educational Outreach

The pussy willows are budding out and early spring flowers in bloom; soon to be followed by the initial blush of green on the trees that intensifies into that rich verdant green we have all been waiting for. It is extremely refreshing, especially after a long winter. Refreshing! Maybe that is why Spring is my favorite time of... read more

Cuyahoga SWCD's Role in Development projects: MetroHealth Transformation

Posted on 03/19/19 by Brent in Storm Water Services

View from southeast corner, facing northwest (HGA, MetroHealth)

Property development can be an exciting, inspiring, and transformative process. It can also be detail oriented, expensive, and tedious. Many property developers are business conglomerates but there are some lone wolf developers too. Regardless of the size of the development company it takes a team to make a vision become a reality. The road to project completion involves... read more