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Mushrooms, and Insects, and Sustainability, Oh My!

Posted on 01/27/22 by Jakob in Urban Agriculture

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When you picture a creepy scene what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s a graveyard, or a haunted house. Usually, these scenes are accompanied by bats, ghosts, and zombies. Often in the background insects and fungi abound. Long have these last two been associated with the more morose side of life, however, they could very well be the future... read more

Cuyahoga SWCD welcomes new Education Program Specialist, Tim Becker!

Posted on 01/25/22 by Tim in Educational Outreach

With each dip of the net, the kids got more excited as the silt settled revealing wriggling dragonfly nymphs. I had taken a group of 75 fourth graders out of New York City upstate to an environmental education center. Some of them had never left the city. Many were a bit scared of spiders or bears or just... read more

"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

FOEC December Update

Posted on 12/15/21 by Elizabeth in Friends of Euclid Creek

HAPPY HOLIDAYS Everyone! We haven't talked in a few months so it's time to catch up. Thirty people come to the "Holiday Get Together" at Mulligans in Highland Hts. this month instead of our traditional Holiday Party. Everyone had a great time. (See the pictures attached.) Barb Holtz won the OSU tree book door prize. Great food, great friends. We... read more

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