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Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Get the Most Out of Your Buffer

Posted on 08/19/20 by Kelly in Storm Water Services

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

FOEC August Update

Posted on 08/16/20 by Elizabeth in Friends of Euclid Creek

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

The Power of Observation

Posted on 08/11/20 by Carla in Educational Outreach

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

SWCD Now Offers Workshops Online

Posted on 08/04/20 by Elizabeth in Educational Outreach

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

Do you know your Watershed Address?

Posted on 07/28/20 by Meg in Educational Outreach

A tributary to Euclid Creek, a common watershed address for many in Cuyahoga County.

Do you know your watershed address? I’m not talking about the long string of numbers that scientists use to number each major watershed and call the Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC). I’m talking about the name of the nearest stream to where you live or work- where any water that falls where you’re standing will eventually drain to. Around... read more

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