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The Power of Observation

Posted on 08/11/20 by Carla in Educational Outreach

It is amazing how much more I can observe when I am taking a walk or riding a bike - rather than driving around in my car. I immediately have what I will call a sixth sense “the power of observation.” My eyes and ears help me soak in all that is around me. I can search for... read more

SWCD Now Offers Workshops Online

Posted on 08/04/20 by Elizabeth in Educational Outreach

Who knew that in January as we solidifed our strategic plan for the year, that by April we would have bitten off much of our stated goal to increase our online outreach. Well thanks to the pandemic, Cuyahoga SWCD did just that. Staff very quickly were getting up to speed with Zoom, GO2webinar, and video editing tools so... read more

Do you know your Watershed Address?

Posted on 07/28/20 by Meg in Educational Outreach

A tributary to Euclid Creek, a common watershed address for many in Cuyahoga County.

Do you know your watershed address? I’m not talking about the long string of numbers that scientists use to number each major watershed and call the Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC). I’m talking about the name of the nearest stream to where you live or work- where any water that falls where you’re standing will eventually drain to. Around... read more

Friends of Euclid Creek July News Update

Posted on 07/14/20 by Elizabeth in Euclid Creek Watershed

Hi FOEC MEMBERS AND FRIENDS, The months are flying! We had our July board meeting in my yard in Euclid. All socially distant! It was fun and very productive. Here is what is happening: Education Committee We are combing through our 2020 calendar to see what we can do. We must cancel the July and August sewer lecture and tour. In... read more

Forest City Tree Care Tools

Posted on 07/07/20 by Elizabeth in Educational Outreach

Have you ever driven by a street tree with its roots overgrowing the sidewalk, or a sycamore with half of its branches removed to make room for utility lines and thought: There has got to be a better way! Well, the staff at many local conservation agencies have often thought the same. When planted properly in a well thought... read more