Hydroseeding: Best Management Practice Flyer Now Available

CRWP partnered with ODNR Coastal Management, Munson Township and Absolute Grass Inc. to provide a Roadside Ditch Maintenance Workshop for municipal service staff. As part of the workshop Absolute Grass gave a field demonstration of hydroseeding to stabilize ditch banks.   To view the hydroseeding best management practice flyer, click here.   For more information…

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The Story of a Restoration Project with Christina Znidarsic

The Story of a Restoration Project

Chagrin River Watershed Partners and Christina Znidarsic of Davey Resource Group partnered to bring you another virtual Speaker Series event. Christina outlines what it takes to plan, implement, and complete a restoration project from start to finish. Follow the journey of streambank stabilization and wetland restoration projects in the Chagrin River Watershed. Christina Znidarsic identifies…

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Plant Native: Attract Wildlife to Your Yard with Megan Hart

Plant Native: Attract Wildlife to Your Yard

Megan Hart, Parks Biologist for Lake Metroparks, and Chagrin River Watershed Partners bring you another virtual presentation as part of CRWP’s Speaker Series. Megan Hart discusses how we can help Ohio’s wildlife. Habitat destruction has contributed to the decline of pollinators, early successional and grassland birds, and other open adapted species. Learn how you can…

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Backyard Botanicals: Integrated Pest Management with Dr. Lara Roketenetz

Backyard Botanicals: Integrated Pest Management

Dr. Lara Roketenetz of Pollinator Partnership and Chagrin River Watershed Partners come together to bring you integrated pest management in the next installment of CRWP’s Speaker Series. Dr. Roketenetz shows you how you can manage garden pests and insects while avoiding the use of herbicides and insecticides. Learn how to maintain a healthy soil ecosystem,…

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History of the Chagrin River Watershed with Dr. Roy Larick

Journey back in time with CRWP and Dr. Roy Larick in this Speaker Series virtual presentation. Dr. Larick discusses how the Chagrin Valley emerged in deep time, how Native Americans used local resources, and how Euro-Americans introduced water-powered milling during the nineteenth century. Learn about the evolution of our forest ecosystem and what legacy trees…

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Protecting Native Wildlife Species with John Navarro & Kate Parsons

Protecting Native Wildlife Species

CRWP partnered with Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife as part of our Speaker Series to bring you an online presentation discussing native species in Ohio. Kate Parsons and John Navarro team up to teach you about hellbenders, dragonflies, bats, turtles, bald eagles, and more! Participants learn about the importance of Ohio’s native…

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Residential Stream Maintenance with Jared Bartley

Residential Stream Maintenance

Chagrin River Watershed Partners partnered with Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District to bring you a presentation on backyard stream maintenance. Jared Bartley will teach you about stream science and management, the legal aspects of stream ownership, and how to install and maintain live stakes for streambank stability and habitat enhancement on your property. Watch…

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Stormwater Pollution Prevention Staff Training Video

Chagrin River Watershed Partners has developed a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Staff Training video for Minimum Control Measure (MCM) 6: Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Good Housekeeping for Municipal Operations. The goal of this training is to review best management practices that can be used to prevent or reduce pollutant runoff from municipal operations. If you are a…

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