Category Archives: Watershed News

Watershed and conservation news, events and other information taking place around Cleveland.

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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West Creek Stream Restoration

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 co-habitat urban and the natural world in a real, organic way. The Buckeye site is…
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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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4th Annual World Water Day 2017

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 world at this interactive, family-friendly event. Enjoy free, “globally…
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