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Euclid Creek Blog

Did that catch your attention? At this time of year, the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District staff is typically working in the hyper-fast lane. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, it is still life in the fast lane, but with different or modified delivery mechanisms. Staff has been working on a variety of virtual programs and ideas –for teachers, students,... read more

Damaged and swamped skimmer from freeze & thaw cycles

Ordinarily around this time of year a member of the stormwater staff would write a blog post discussing the need to do a spring clean-up on constructions sites. Even though Northeast Ohio has had a relatively mild winter, many of the temporary erosion and sediment controls that keep sediment out of our waterways are in poor condition and... read more

Everyone is waiting for good weather to get out and work in the yard. We look longingly out the window only to see rotting leaves, debris, and dead plant stems. It may look unsightly to us but there are hundreds of insects in those leaves and stems. Our yards are their cozy winter beds and nurseries. Unlike us,... read more

Along with a state bird, flower, tree, fruit, and others Ohio now has its first native plant month! What's even better is that it is only weeks away! That's right, April has now been officially designated as Ohio Native Plant Month. On June 27, 2019 Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio House Bill 59 into law, which designates... read more

A good part of my job at Cuyahoga Soil and Water is spent driving around the County. I am always excited to see new business, housing projects, etc. that are expanding our economic base and providing new opportunities for the residents in Cuyahoga County. People far more creative than me come up with wonderful design ideas to catch... read more