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Euclid Creek Blog

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

Esther Trepal, Chair of the Conservation Committee, speaks to volunteers at the FOEC Kickoff in February.

Hi Everyone, We had a great 2022 Kick Off in February! We have several new interested persons on our email list and 10 new volunteers for a variety of activities. Most activities won't start until April or May and everyone should hear of opportunities then. (See attached picture of Conservation Chair, Esther Trepal, talking about the Dusty Goldenrod Preserve... 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

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