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"Feed me, Seymour! Feed me!"

Posted on 01/14/22 by Kelly in Educational Outreach

Little Shop of Horrors - Feed Me Seymour. Photo Credit: FiveCraft - Sudden Changes/Feed Me (Git It)

It all started so innocently. Simply pondering a solution turned into an obsession. We try our best at Cuyahoga SWCD to practice the Three R's of Waste Management (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle). For a long time, we were using a countertop compost bin in our kitchen. Well as many of you fellow countertop composters know, this led to an issue... read more

New Year, New Leadership - A letter from CSWCD's new Executive Director, Kristin Hall

Posted on 01/04/22 by Kristin in Educational Outreach

It is an incredible honor for me to step into the role of Executive Director at the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District. This is a role that aligns perfectly with my passion for the natural environment and sustainability, my background in municipal government, and my love of working with and for people. To introduce myself, I am a... read more

Reflecting and Passing the Torch

Posted on 12/14/21 by in Educational Outreach

As year-end rapidly approaches, it also marks the bittersweet end of my professional environmental career. While I anticipate future opportunities to explore other options, my immediate plans include travel, volunteer opportunities, the Cleveland Hiking Club, and walking Coco (my grand dog)! That said, I want to reflect on the past year and the last twenty years and do... read more

Unrealized Amenities

Posted on 12/07/21 by Carla in Storm Water Services

Did you know that when it rains, quietly some of the landscape around us is hard at work? No, I am not talking about wooded/forested areas – although they do an extraordinary job with water absorption. I am talking about the parts of the built landscape that are engineered to collect and slow the flow of water, and in... read more

Giving Thanks to the Earth

Posted on 11/23/21 by Jacki in Educational Outreach

Photo: NASA

Thanksgiving truly is a special holiday. It gives us a day to pause and reflect on the good things in our lives. Many will share a meal and company. Some of the more vunerable amoung us will be grateful for the technology that allows them to connect virtually even though they cannot do so in person. During this... read more

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