West Creek Conservancy’s Annual Conservation Gala
Saturday, August 17, 2019
We’re pleased to recognize our Honorary Event Chair, the DiGeronimo Companies
Standing Room Tickets still Available!
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LRC Realty’s current $8.5 million transformation of Parma’s Midtown Plaza into the modern-looking Quarry Square is expected to be completed by the end of the year. The Akron-based company is hoping to use tax increment financing (TIF) -- new property taxes generated...
Check out West Creek Conservatory's Executive Director Derek Schafer as featured on Cleveland.com It’s been quite a week for West Creek Conservancy Executive Director Derek Schafer. Not only did the U.S. Department of Transportation award $9 million for the Irishtown...
Irishtown Bend, the swampy, unbuildable hillside opposite the downtown skyline that threatens to slide into the Cuyahoga River, could become one of the most spectacular urban parks in the industrial Great Lakes. And it could be a stunning local amenity that would...
This story originally appeared on Cleveland.com The Putzfrau cleaned up the Cuyahoga. Frank Samsel outfitted the 56-foot fish tug – whose name means “cleaning lady” in German – in the 1970s with a vacuum, a crane and a winch. His company, Samsel Supply Co., was hired...
West Creek Conservancy to receive NACPRO Award for Community Partnership work with the Cleveland Metroparks
West Creek Conservancy (WCC) will be honored with a National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) Award in coordination with the Cleveland Metroparks for their contributions to the Park District. WCC led by Derek Schafer has won the Outstanding...
Xtinguish the Past, Ignite the Future! Xtinguish Celebration is an immersion into the culture of the Cuyahoga River Watershed. We are working with over 300 organizations, municipalities, agencies, and corporate partners to highlight the unique nature of Northeast...
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