After more than a decade of planning, the Hemlock Creek Trail in Independence is finally becoming a reality, with a public groundbreaking held on Saturday, June 2. The 1.7-mile asphalt Hemlock Creek trail’s western terminus will begin at Brecksville Road and Selig...read more
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West Creek Conservancy has leveraged over $500,000 to execute some priority stream restorations within the West Creek Watershed! These transformative projects are helping to re-naturalize some of the remaining streams that we have in our region. This allows us to...read more
Trails and greenways positively impact individuals and improve communities by providing recreation and transportation opportunities, and influencing economic and community development. Impediments to trail and greenway construction include a scarcity of resources and...read more
Join together with the world at the Watershed Stewardship Center on Saturday, March 18, 2017 from noon to 4:00 p.m. as the water journey continues to new areas of the globe! Grab your passport and explore the cultural and economic roles that water plays across the...read more
The Watershed Volunteer Program (WVP), offered through the Natural Resources Division of Cleveland Metroparks, is an effort to engage residents in an array of active management projects to improve watershed conditions. The program promotes stewardship through learning...read more
This 4 After-Work Training Sessions + a Demo Depaving Event can turn Northeast Ohio from Grey to Green. Let's turn some parking lots into paradise! The training includes a course of 4 sessions, 3 hours each - and you need to attend all of them to get your certificate....read more