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Euclid Creek Watershed Virtual Summit

Euclid Creek Watershed Virtual Summit

When: January 14 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Please join Euclid Creek Watershed Program partners for our first VIRTUAL watershed summit as we celebrate the accomplishments of the year. Representatives of the Euclid Creek Watershed Council, its Committees, Friends of Euclid Creek and watershed partner agencies will update you on the progress we've made in restoring the watershed in 2020.

Presentations will be short and there will be opportunity for breakout groups and networking following the presentations.

Bring your own favorite refreshment and join us from your computer or phone!

Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAsdOChpj4qGNz_ktcsoWIncBb0Q_e7JaMj

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Presenters and Topics include:

  • Euclid Creek Watershed Program 2020 Highlights and Volunteer Recognition - Elizabeth Hiser, Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District

  • A 2020 Review of Friends of Euclid Creek and Plans for 2021 - Kelly Butauski, Friends of Euclid Creek President

  • Water Quality Monitoring activities from this year and opportunities the WVP program offers to support Euclid Creek data collection. - Bre Turner, Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Volunteer Program

  • Update of the Sewer District’s work on bringing the Euclid Creek flood control area back into USACE compliance and on the recently completed Euclid Creek Tunnel. - Jeff Jowett, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District

  • An update on the Euclid Waterfront Improvements Plan, an innovative shoreline stabilization project that expands public access across historically privatized land along Lake Erie, connecting residents directly to the lake while improving near-shore habitat and mitigating erosion. - Allison Lucasky– Love, City of Euclid

  • Planning for the Future in a Changing Climate. - Chris Vild, City of Beachwood

  • Natural resource management activities at Acacia and Euclid Creek Reservations in 2020, and a description of upcoming grant projects in the watershed in 2021. - Josh Phillips - Cleveland Metroparks

  • The benefits of riparian and wetland setbacks in addition to adoption and implementation assistance available to Euclid Creek communities supported through the Central Lake Erie Basin Collaborative. - Kimberly Brewster - Chagrin River Watershed Partners

After our presentations we will share Friends of Euclid Creek's first podcast and a photo slideshow before a chance to network in breakout groups.

Presentations should last about an hour and we should be wrapping up our evening before 8 pm.

The presentation portion of the night will be recorded in case you cannot join us.



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