Monday MeetUp: What’s Up with Mill Creek Watershed Partnership @ Garfield Heights Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm


Learn more about Mill Creek Watershed Partnership’s role in restoration work in the Mill Creek. Staff will speak about different restoration projects around the Mill Creek watershed and how you can become involved in the restoration efforts! Light refreshments provided by Mill Creek Watershed Partnership.

Registration required. Details to come.

To learn more about Monday MeetUps: What’s Up with Local Watershed Groups and how you can get involved, visit Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Volunteer Program page.


Hemlock Creek Trail Hike @ Hemlock Creek Trailhead
Jun 15 @ 5:30 pm

Want to experience one of Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s largest community connectors before the construction begins? Join us for a beautiful early Summer hike along the scenic Hemlock Creek!

This will be the second of four hikes in 2017 on Hemlock Creek Trail, one for every season.

The terrain is moderate, and the hike will be approximately 2 miles. The path is cleared nature trail. Please wear appropriate footwear, and dress for the weather. Parking is available at the Cleveland Clinic Business Operations Center in the South East corner.

Register by June 12th by calling 216-749-3720 ext. 11, or by RSVPing on

Contact Jakob with any questions:

2017 Conservation Gala @ West Creek Reservation
Jul 15 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Protect, Restore, Connect…That is what we do here at West Creek Conservancy. We are a non-profit conservation organization whose dedicated mission is to enrich the lives of people in Greater Cleveland by conserving natural habitats, restoring the ecological value and sustainability of urban lands, and expanding neighborhood opportunities to experience nature. Since 1997, West Creek Conservancy has been connecting people to parks and protecting our drinking water. With your help, we can continue to protect our natural resources today and for future generations.

Up! A Creek...Our major annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the West Creek Reservation. This event brings together over 500 supporters for an evening of conservation celebration. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm with a specialty cocktail hour, followed by dinner, live entertainment, wine toss games, dancing, raffles/auctions, and more.

Tickets are available now on Eventbrite!

Why Sponsor Up! A Creek?

  • You become a public partner with West Creek Conservancy
  • You have seized the opportunity to make a visible and enduring impact right here in Greater Cleveland
  • You believe that clean waterways, abundant natural areas, and attractive trails help build and maintain healthy, vibrant communities
  • You believe in raising the value of our Greater Cleveland communities by making nature our neighbor
  • You can join us and other revelers for a fun-filled evening on July 15 while receiving numerous benefits and a tax-deductible contribution receipt
  • To help us continue our work of saving green spaces & waterways

CLICK HERE to view our sponsorship packages. For information or to sign up for a sponsorship, please contact Derek at or 216-749-3720 ext. 12.

Monday MeetUp: What’s Up with Friends of Euclid Creek @ Wildwood Shelter at Wildwood Park, Euclid Creek Reservation
Aug 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Learn what Friends of Euclid Creek are up to with a tour of wetland and stream restoration projects. Hear about historic stream use and how you can shape the future of a clean stream. Light refreshments provided by Friends of Euclid Creek.

The event will be held at the Wildwood Shelter at Wildwood Park, Euclid Creek Reservation, located at the park entrance at Lake Shore Blvd. and E. 174th Street in Cleveland.

Registration required. details to come.

To learn more about Monday MeetUps: What’s Up with Local Watershed Groups and how you can get involved, visit Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Volunteer Program page.

Creatures in the Forest 5K Run & 1 Mile Trot for Treats @ Keystone Pavilion
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am

Creatures in the Forest 5K Run and 1 Mile Trot for Treats will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 with awards going to the Top 3 Overall Male and Top 3 Overall Female and treats for participants 12 and under.

Packets can be picked up on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 1440 Rockside Rd Parma, OH 44134 (in Lobby) or between 8:00am and 8:45am on race day.

Download the Registration Form and Waiver now and save $5 by registering through October 13!

8:00–8:45 AM Packet Pick up
9:00 AM 5K Race Begins
9:15 AM 1K Walk/Run & Trot for Treats Begin


  • Trail Run with bib tag and timing
  • Race bandana
  • Post race food and drinks
  • Trick or Treating 1 Mile hike for kids & Music

Timing will be done by Greater Cleveland XC and results posted on &

Please contact Dawn Petkov at 216-749-3720 ext. 10 for sponsorship opportunities.

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