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Euclid Creek Blog

2020: In Hindsight

Posted on 12/23/20 by Janine in Educational Outreach

This crazy year of 2020 will undoubtedly go down in history. Books will be written, and tales of survival will be shared for years to come. So as the year ends, I want to reflect on these last twelve months at the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District. In hindsight we may not have anticipated how 2020 would... read more

Salting Sensibly

Posted on 12/15/20 by Megan in Educational Outreach

Tis the season for snow and ice! These freezing temps call for salting our sidewalks and driveways. As a routine dog walker I understand and appreciate the use of salt, however it is more important than ever to make sure we use it appropriately. Even my dog, Marla, knows when a sidewalk is over-salted – she will purposely... read more

The Need for Trees to Be Planted Properly

Posted on 12/08/20 by Chris in Storm Water Services

This red dyed volcano mulch makes it look like this tree is spewing lava!

Trees are incredible. They are beneficial to humans, wildlife, and the planet in multiple ways. Many trees can provide food for humans and wildlife. Many trees are used as housing and building frames, flooring, furniture, cardboard, or paper, and many of the products we use are either shipped in, or are stored in cardboard or paper. When you... read more

Friends of Euclid Creek December Update

Posted on 12/01/20 by Elizabeth in Friends of Euclid Creek

20 pines!

Hello to all our new and old Friends of Euclid Creek, Whew! What a year! FOEC is winding down our year and will take off meeting until January. I hope you liked our new website! Did you receive the envelope with the notepad? Let us know what you have been doing, send pictures or comments. What about those awesome Conservation... read more

Introducing the Cuyahoga SWCD Conservation Action Grant & Scholarship Fund!

Posted on 12/01/20 by Jared in Educational Outreach

Cuyahoga SWCD has long promoted the installation of conservation projects such as tree planting, rain gardens, rain barrels, native plant gardens, cover crops and more to improve the health of Cuyahoga County's soil & water resources. In addition to educating the public about these practices, we have striven to reduce the barriers that may exist that prevent residents... read more