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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

Just a gal cleaning up a creek

Since 2000, Cuyahoga SWCD has worked with the Euclid Creek Watershed Council, Friends of Euclid Creek and other regional and local partners to implement over $11 million in Euclid Creek watershed projects. Over 275 acres and 9,000 linear ft of stream have been protected. Over 4,000 ft of stream have been restored, and over 12,500 trees and shrubs... read more

Walking in a conservation easement.

My teenage son just started high school this year. This was a momentous occasion for him, but also for me as a mom. I think he dealt with the change much better than me. I still feel I am too young to have a high schooler! However, the white hairs on my head are a subtle reminder of... read more

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