Spring Cleaning with Cuyahoga SWCD

Posted on 04/06/22 by Kristin in Educational Outreach

Green Yards and Healthy Homes

It’s that time of year! Birds are chirping. The weather’s warming and days are getting longer. Flowers and trees are starting to bloom. In Cuyahoga County, it’s also the time when we emerge from our winter hibernation, look around, and say “dang, this place could sure use a clean-up!” A Greener Clean at Home For many of us springtime is... read more

NOWCorps Environmental Service

Posted on 04/04/22 by Audrey in Educational Outreach

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

What Does A Stormwater Specialist Do?

Posted on 03/22/22 by Chris in Storm Water Services

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

A Day in the Life of an Education Program Specialist

Posted on 03/15/22 by Tim in Educational Outreach

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

Open Your Mind to the Moss-abilities

Posted on 03/08/22 by Lauren in Educational Outreach

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


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