Partnerships Along the Chagrin River

CRWP partnered with Western Reserve Land Conservancy and the City of Eastlake to highlight local and regional partnerships for watershed protection at the recent 2021 Land Trust Alliance Rally. This year’s Rally brought national attention to land and water protection efforts in Cleveland and around northeast Ohio.   Watch the recording now:  

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Aquatic Invaders in our Backyard Ponds with Mark Warman

Aquatic Invaders in our Backyard Ponds

CRWP hosted another free live virtual talk with Mark Warman from Cleveland Metroparks to learn about aquatic invasive plants in backyard ponds and natural areas in Ohio. Several water weed species are on the move and threaten our recreation, ecosystem, and economic interests. Identification, notes from the field, and response strategies are discussed. Notable and…

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Sunnybrook Restoration Recently Completed in Chester Township

Sunnybrook Streambank Stabilization and Riparian Restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CHESTERLAND, OH (June 7, 2021) – Stream and riparian restoration work on Sunnybrook completed in April 2021 at Geauga Park District’s Sunnybrook Preserve at 12474 Heath Rd., Chesterland. Five hundred linear feet of stream was improved through this effort. Two acres of wetland and riparian forest were enhanced by planting native…

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Our Future Flies with Pollinators with Lara Roketenetz

Our Future Flies with Pollinators

CRWP hosted a free live virtual talk with Lara Roketenetz from the Pollinator Partnership to discuss the importance of pollinator habitat and share some tips on how to create it in your own backyard. Lara Roketenetz is the Project Wingspan Ohio State Coordinator and the Ohio NRCS Pollinator Liaison with the Pollinator Partnership. She is…

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Beaver Creek Restoration Project Complete in Munson Township

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MUNSON TOWNSHIP, OH (June 7, 2021) – Biohabitats recently completed a stream and wetland restoration project at Beaver Creek located within Geauga Park District’s Bass Lake Preserve. This project included the restoration of approximately 1,800 linear feet of stream, 8 acres of riparian enhancement, the creation of wetlands, and invasive plant…

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CRWP Annual Board Meeting

CRWP hosted our annual board meeting via Zoom on May 13th. Visit the link below to view the slides and follow along as we celebrate 25 years.   View the board meeting slides here:  

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Feed People, Not Landfills with Daniel Brown

Feed People, Not Landfills

CRWP hosted a free live virtual talk with Daniel Brown, co-founder of Rust Belt Riders discussing food waste’s impact on landfills and how you can help reduce it through composting. Rust Belt Riders provide Northeast Ohio businesses, organizations, and individuals, with a clean, timely, and community benefiting alternative to landfills for their food waste. This…

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CRWP Participates in Biohabitats’ Leaf Litter Magazine Nonprofit Panel Discussion

Thanks to Biohabitats for bringing environmental nonprofits together for a great conversation. We are excited to bring all the great insights and ideas that were shared into our partnerships for healthy streams and Lake Erie!   Link to full issue of Leaf Litter: This year, we are devoting our Earth Day issue of…

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Your Backyard Stream with Jared Bartley

Your Backyard Stream

CRWP hosted a free live virtual talk with Jared Bartley with Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District for a presentation on backyard stream maintenance. You’ll learn 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.   Watch the recording…

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