Cuyahoga SWCD's 64th Annual Meeting and Conservation Day in Euclid Creek

Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold its 64th Annual Meeting on Saturday, September 21st at the Cleveland Metroparks Euclid Creek Reservation - Wildwood Park Pavilion (E. 174th Street and Lakeshore Blvd. – Cleveland, OH 44110), from 9:00 a.m. – Noon. This family-oriented event will celebrate the SWCD’s annual program, including the completion of a wetland and stream restoration project on lower Euclid Creek. For more information, log on to the Cuyahoga SWCD website or call 216-524-6580, ext. 10.

This year, three individuals will be recognized for their contributions to conservation in Cuyahoga County. They are Dorothy Hazel of Parma-Conservationist of the Year, Avon Standard of Cleveland-Cooperator of the Year, and Joe Newman of Mayfield Heights-Volunteer of the Year. The Conservation Heroes will be honored during a short ceremony at 11:30 a.m.

Join us for one or all of these fun, family-friendly educational events featuring:
Euclid Creek Annual Stream Cleanup
9:00am - 11:00am

Euclid Creek Rain Garden Cleanup - with Friend of Euclid Creek
9:00am - 11:00am

Euclid Creek Wetland and Stream Restoration Celebration
10:00am - 11:30am

Euclid Beach Cleanup - with Euclid Beach Adopt-A-BeachTM Group
10:00am - Noon (to register or for location details, call 216/571-0685)

Rain Barrel Workshop
10:30am - 11:30am (registration required, 216/524-6580, ext. 10)

Enjoy soil demonstrations including Rapid Field Assessments for Better Storm Water Planning.

Cuyahoga SWCD Supervisor Election - Each year candidates are solicited to run for the Board of Supervisors and the public is encouraged to participate in their election. Voting takes just a few seconds and will take place between 9:00am - 11:00am at the event.

Event sponsors are Container Compliance Corporation, RiverWorks Team (EnviroScience, Inc., GDP Group, and River Reach Construction).  Additional sponsors are the Alliance for the Great Lakes, Cleveland Metroparks, City of Cleveland, Euclid Beach Adopt-a-Beach™ Group, Euclid Creek Watershed Council, Friends of Euclid Creek, Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.

The Cuyahoga SWCD was established in 1949. Its mission is to promote conservation of land and aquatic resources in a developed environment through stewardship, education and technical assistance. Cuyahoga SWCD assists landowners and communities with conservation practices and pollution prevention practices.

Claire Posius is the Euclid Creek Watershed Coordinator, Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District.

Claire Posius

Euclid Creek Watershed Coordinator, Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District

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