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Reducing waste and treating stormwater

Posted on 11/29/16 by Brian in Storm Water Services

A recent article in the trade publication Geosynthetics highlighted the use of synthetic turf for use in shoreline erosion control within a water sports park. Read GeoSynthetics article >> I thought this an interesting use for this material. How does this relate to reducing waste? The property north of the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District office is being... read more

What Are You Thankful For?

Posted on 11/23/16 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Photo Credit: Cuyahoga SWCD

Thanksgiving, it is the time of year when many people take time to reflect on the things that we are thankful for. I am very thankful for the amazing landscapes and habitats our planet has to offer. Whenever I go hiking in our parks, visit beaches, see a beautiful sunset, gaze at the stars, observe wildlife, I am... read more

An Intern Once Again!

Posted on 11/16/16 by Amy in Educational Outreach

Well, it's official, I am an intern once again. It's been a long time since I've had that status but this time it's a little different. For the past 2 1/2 months, I've been taking the Master Gardener class thru Ohio State University Extension (OSU Extension). OSU Extension's mission is to help people improve their lives through an educational... read more

A MAJOR THANK YOU!! :)

Posted on 11/10/16 by Ellen in Educational Outreach

The Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District wants to say thank you to all who participated in our milkweed pod collection from September 1stthrough October 30th. We had great success and we could not have accomplished it without the help of everyone! We had roughly ten to fifteen participants who brought in two to four bags full of... read more

StormCon 2016 Recap: Part 2 of 3 (Green Infrastructure Tour)

Posted on 11/01/16 by Brent in Storm Water Services

Unique cross-walk along the Cultural Trail

StormCon 2016 was held in Indianapolis, IN during the last week of August. StormCon is the national conference and exposition for surface water quality. Conferences often host tours of local projects that highlight some trending topic within the industry. A green infrastructure bicycle tour of Indianapolis was offered at StormCon. Since green infrastructure and bicycling are two things... read more