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Euclid Creek Blog

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

Maple Heights

You may remember this cute little song from your school days. It was a call for everyone to pitch in to pick up the mess - regardless of who made it. Volunteer stream cleanups rely on the same sense of shared responsibility. They’re a great way to teach both children and adults that “there is no away”. Most... read more

Watershed intern Breoni Turner and myself filming for Betsy Kling's Girls In STEM segment.

In my recent blogs, Wild About Wetlands and Wild About Wetlands- Part 2, I discussed the beauty and importance of wetlands and I introduced a man-made way to implement wetlands into areas, such as stormwater retention basins, where wetland plants would not normally grow in order to improve water quality while providing aquatic habitat. Last year was our... read more

Paved portion of the trail (facing east).

As part of my role on the stormwater team I do active construction site inspections. The construction sites are located throughout Cuyahoga County and, for the most part, are very similar in nature – either a city site surrounded by buildings or a suburban site in a residential area. However, I have one site that has an incredible... read more

It is a party of a different kind and you are invited to join us as we celebrate the county-wide initiative to help reduce the insidious amount of plastic pollution! If you have ever participated in stream or neighborhood cleanups, you understand the problem with plastics, as well as other litter and debris. Most of us have seen the... read more