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Jay Walljasper on the Power of Rivers

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 funding, and in some areas, a lack of acceptance and support. A need exists to raise awareness of the value and benefits…
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West Creek Conservancy Welcomes John Daters to its Board of Directors

West Creek Conservancy announces the recent election of a new member to its Board of Directors and the re-election of four incumbent board members. New director John Daters is Director of Digital Strategy at Ripple Effect Interactive in Cleveland. “John brings great insight from the digital marketing arena,” notes Board Chair Jeff Lennartz. “With his…
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West Creek Conservancy Announces Newly Elected Board Members

The Board of Directors of West Creek Conservancy recently elected three new members to its ranks.  They are:  Maribeth Feke, Director of Programming & Planning at Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority; Connor Redman, Associate at Colliers International; and Tracey Rock, Accounting Manager at Cohen & Co.  “We are excited to welcome these energetic new directors…
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Brownfield Assessment, Vacant Home Demo Open Door to Parmadale Sale

The Cuyahoga Land Bank recently performed Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments on the Parmadale campus, former home to a mental-health services and community-based treatment center for youths and families in Parma.  The assessments led the way for the sale of the land by the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland to the Cleveland Metroparks…
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