Remembering Irene Toth

West Creek Conservancy recently lost a longtime board member and cherished friend. Irene Toth died July 5th.  She joined West Creek Conservancy as someone who loved sharing fossil history and raising public awareness of the environment. Irene lived near West Creek valley and collected many fossils there, earning her the nickname The Fossil Lady.  An…
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Round 8 Demolition Funding Approval for Parmadale Project

July 2, 2018 Cuyahoga County Councilman Scott Tuma Announces Round 8 Demolition Funding Approval for the West Creek Conservancy Project The project includes demolition of former dormitories at the Parmadale Campus. Cuyahoga County Councilman Scott Tuma announces approval of demolition funds for the West Creek Conservancy Project in the City of Parma. An award totaling…
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Hemlock Creek Trail connects Independence to CVNP, Towpath Trail

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 Drive in Independence, traverse through parts of historic Independence and the Cuyahoga Valley…
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Green Space Interconnectivity Reaches a Milestone

The public is invited to a groundbreaking scheduled June 2 for the long-awaited 1.7-mile Hemlock Creek Trail, which will directly connect Independence and the region’s urban green space lovers with the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), and an extensive system of paved and nature trails that wind throughout the…
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