RiverSweep 2016: A Done-In-A-Day Clean-up Event

West Creek Conservancy hosted over 150 volunteers this year on a beautiful Saturday in May as part of one of Greater Cleveland’s largest “done-in-a-day” clean-up events, RiverSweep. West Creek has partnered with the Canalway Partners for the past 7 years to host a variety of groups to clean up one of West Creek’s sites. This…
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Tree Training in a Day

Tree Training in a Day is a workshop for Tree Commissions, mayors and local government decision makers, workers managing urban forests and stormwater practices, students interested in a career in forestry or arboriculture, and people who want to preserve, protect, and grow healthy tree canopy. The training day is on Friday, April 8, 2016, 8:30am…
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Conservancy Assists Cleveland Metroparks to Expand Mill Stream Reservation

West Creek Conservancy has partnered with Cleveland Metroparks to help secure and protect some land in the Heron Rookery in North Royalton. Executive Director Derek Schafer put it best when he said, “The Heron Rookery Project was a great opportunity to utilize the strengths of our partnership with Cleveland Metroparks, in which we were able…
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West Creek is Making Connections with the Hemlock Creek Trail

West Creek Conservancy has been a driving (no pun intended) force for the Hemlock Creek Trail in the City of Independence, which will ultimately be the largest community connector for the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). Nearly 2 miles in length, the trail will help connect the eastern section of the West Creek Greenway (and…
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