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As a NOWCorps member, which is a branch of AmeriCorps I wear many hats at Cuyahoga Soil and Water. I am a service member and my duties range from tree plantings, educational outreach events, volunteer events, water quality monitoring and education, and much more! I am also a graduate student at Cleveland State University studying Environmental Science with... read more

Me standing by an ephemeral stream right next to a home being built. The ephemeral stream is flowing due to a slightly rainy day and recent snow melt.

Earlier this year, a colleague brought up the idea of each of us sharing for one of our blog topics, what our role is at Cuyahoga SWCD. I immediately checked the date of my next blog post and was eager to begin typing away about what it is I do during the weekday nine to five… or, rather,... read more

Sweet potato slips for the George Washington Carver Program.

As the newby in the office, it's hard to say what a typical day is like for me. I jumped right into working on a few projects, but I am still learning the ropes. Lately, I start off by caring for the sweet potato slips I have been growing for our George Washington Carver program. Everyone has heard of... read more

With spring approaching, I am gearing up to spend more time outside by packing up the sweaters and busting out the sunscreen. As I make my preparations, a thought occurs to me – warmer weather means yardwork, and yardwork means the return of my outdoor maintenance nemesis: mowing the grass. Ultimately, my dream lawn is no lawn at all.... read more

Alarm clock RINGING “Woke up! Fell out of bed! Dragged a comb across my head. Found my way downstairs and drank a cup and looking up I noticed I was late. Found my coat and grabbed my hat. Made the bus in seconds flat.” Although it would be cool this blog will not be about the song “A Day in... read more

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