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“Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.”

Posted on 04/20/21 by Jakob in Urban Agriculture

Tree Pick Up at Cuyahoga Soil & Water

Think of a Tree. It could be a specific tree that is important to you. Maybe one that you pass on your way to work, or one that was in your grandparent’s backyard growing up. What tree was it? For me it was a huge weeping willow in my grandparent’s backyard growing up. It provided shade for the... read more

Where is bebe's chamber?.......in a milk jug.

Posted on 04/13/21 by Amy in Educational Outreach

In January I posted a blog called I Feel the Need - The Need for Seed. The need for seed is now the need for patience. Patience to watch my seeds grow into bebe plants!! Back in January I made 22 milk jug greenhouses and am now seeing the fruits of my labor (but no fruit as I... read more

Online Mapping Resources for Landowners and Armchair Conservationists

Posted on 04/06/21 by Jared in Educational Outreach

CUyahoga County Greenprint Viewer

Everyone knows about Google Maps and Google Earth, but did you know that there are a wealth of natural resources and conservation-related mapping resources available for free online? Watershed boundaries, water quality data, soil maps and data, well logs, aerial imagery both old and new, tree canopy – all available at your fingertips! Here are a few of the... read more

So much to celebrate!

Posted on 03/30/21 by Jacki in Educational Outreach

Spring has just begun and it’s a welcome time for many. As students return to the classroom, Cuyahoga SWCD has many exciting possibilities for school and extracurricular youth programs. Deadlines are fast approaching for our K-12 poster contest registration (April 1st) and the Camp Canopy scholarship application deadline (April 9th). The 2021 poster contest theme is Healthy Forests,... read more

Annual Amphibian Migration

Posted on 03/23/21 by Chris in Educational Outreach

Spotted Salamander

It’s that time of year again! The temperatures are going up, some early spring plants and tree leaves are beginning to bud, and amphibians are coming out of hibernation and migrating to vernal pools to mate. The migration of amphibians such as salamanders and frogs occur around this time of year every year in northeast Ohio. In fact, this... read more

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