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Euclid Creek Blog

Acorn by Wildlife Terry (Creative Commons)

“The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Every fall, squirrels busy themselves with burying oak acorns in preparation for the long winter. Unfortunately for the squirrels they sometimes forget where those morsels were buried. The result is a tender oak seedling that emerges in the spring. For me, it’s fun to see where... read more

Stream and surrounding riparian area. Photo Credit: Kelly Parker

Do you have a stream or wetland on or near your property? If so, it is likely that you have a restricted area around it in which you are not allowed to build anything, mow, or clear. This is called a riparian buffer/zone. This is not there to cost you yard space or cause problems for you. These... read more

Hello Everyone, You may have noticed that emails have been coming from me lately instead of FOECpresident@gmail.com. We have had nothing but trouble with that account so for now we can use my personal email. I hope this doesn't cause confusion or for anyone to miss emails. Watch your "spam" folder and let your email know I am o.k.... read more

It is amazing how much more I can observe when I am taking a walk or riding a bike - rather than driving around in my car. I immediately have what I will call a sixth sense “the power of observation.” My eyes and ears help me soak in all that is around me. I can search for... read more

Who knew that in January as we solidifed our strategic plan for the year, that by April we would have bitten off much of our stated goal to increase our online outreach. Well thanks to the pandemic, Cuyahoga SWCD did just that. Staff very quickly were getting up to speed with Zoom, GO2webinar, and video editing tools so... read more