Euclid Creek Blog

Are You a Citizen Scientist?

Posted on 05/12/20 by Elizabeth in Educational Outreach

Mary K has been sampling since program inception in 2006. Over 200 monitoring events! Lillian since 2009 has completed over 140 monitoring events!

Did you know that you, yes you, can help collect scientific data? The participation in scientific research conducted by nonprofessional scientists is called Citizen Science. Citizen Science is a growing field and more and more agencies are relying on knowledge and data provided by citizens to help meet real world goals. At Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District we... read more

Friends of Euclid Creek May Update

Posted on 05/11/20 by Elizabeth in Euclid Creek Watershed

Dear Friends of Euclid Creek members, volunteers and friends, Sadly, due to the on-going pandemic, Friends is cancelling the Annual Meeting and Picnic scheduled for June 2nd. We will see what the future brings for group meetings and let you know. But right now we have important business to conduct with the election of a new board of... read more

Adapting to Change

Posted on 05/05/20 by Megan in Storm Water Services

Tire filled trench - before

Here at Cuyahoga SWCD we are adapting to the changes and challenges of our current reality, as is everyone. In our adapted work routine, we are still able to do field work and conduct inspections. We have assigned vehicles and limit our meetings to the outdoors while adhering to the 6 ft. distance requirement. I am very fortunate... read more

From Conservationist to Gardener

Posted on 04/21/20 by Elizabeth in Educational Outreach

Grams Garden

Growing up, my grandparents were known for having green thumbs, I, however, was not. No matter how easy a plant was to care for, it was destined for the compost bin. I was always fascinated by my grandmother’s window full of cactus and succulents, and we all enjoyed the fresh vegetables, strawberries, and cherries straight from the back... read more

Conservation in the Time of COVID-19

Posted on 04/14/20 by Jared in Educational Outreach

April is Earth Month. And it's Ohio's very first Native Plant Month. April is home to Earth Day (April 22), Arbor Day (April 24) and the National Association of Conservation Districts Stewardship Week (April 26-May 3). And most years, that means April is also full of fun events focused on planting trees, building rain barrels and fun educational... read more