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We all need access to greenspace. Together withour partners, West Creek is protecting local natural areas, open spaces, streams and waterways right here in our community.

Our Projects

We’re reclaiming vacant urban lands and restoring streams, wetlands, woods and natural habitats right here in our community.

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West Creek hosts an exciting array of hikes, meetings, and other events throughout the year. We invite you to hear guest speakers, explore…

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Our Mission

Our mission is to enrich the lives of all people in Northeast Ohio by conserving natural habitats, restoring the ecological value of our region’s lands and waters, and expanding opportunities to connect people from all cultures to experience nature and discover our great outdoors.

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Protect natural areas for people and wildlife to use and enjoy.

Restore

Restore streams and habitats to clean out air and water.

Connect

Connect people to nature by creating recreational trails and greenways.

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News and Updates

Invasives Removal at Dusty Goldenrod Preserve

Invasives Removal at Dusty Goldenrod Preserve

This article was written by our Summer 2021 intern, Dana Lettl. In May of 2019, West Creek Conservancy, along with several other partners, including Friends of Euclid Creek and the city of Highland Heights, purchased 37-acre Dusty Goldenrod Preserve as part of a...

Field Work at Brooklyn City Halls’ Stickney Creek

Field Work at Brooklyn City Halls’ Stickney Creek

This article was written by our Summer 2021 intern, Natalie Feighan. Brooklyn Ohio’s Stickney Creek is located in Veterans Memorial Park, a public greenspace that provides the community with opportunities for recreation and exploration. At one point however, runoff...

West Creek Holds 2021 Annual Meeting

West Creek Holds 2021 Annual Meeting

Thank you to everyone who joined our 2021 Annual Meeting, held virtually this year. West Creek advanced many incredible projects in the past year. You can watch the full recording of our annual meeting below to learn more. We remain focused on results, filling a vital...

Stories of Impact: West Creek Featured On The Cleveland Foundation Blog

Stories of Impact: West Creek Featured On The Cleveland Foundation Blog

How the West Creek Conservancy is ensuring green space access in Northeast Ohio This article originally appeared on The Cleveland Foundation Blog. Originally founded by residents in 1997 and later incorporated as a nonprofit organization, the West Creek Conservancy is...

West Creek Conservancy purchases Parma’s Padua Park

West Creek Conservancy purchases Parma’s Padua Park

To read the full version of this article, please visit Cleveland.com PARMA, Ohio -- Acquiring green space in fully built-out communities is a difficult proposition; however, over the past 15 years, the West Creek Conservancy has done just that in Parma. The latest...

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We are seeking proposals from experienced design/build teams for stream restoration project in Highland Hills in the Mill Creek Watershed.