Make a Difference for Tinker’s Creek.

Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners is seeking resident from the Tinker’s Creek Watershed to serve on our Board of Directors.

What is Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners?

Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners (TCWP) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) watershed organization officially established in 2006.  Our mission is to protect and restore water quality and habitats of the Tinker’s Creek watershed through community partnerships.  The watershed area spans 24 communities in Cuyahoga, Summit, Portage and Geauga counties. TCWP is governed by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors.  TCWP is guided in their efforts to protect and restore the watershed and educate the public by our Board of Directors, goals and watershed planning documents.

Interested in making a difference and protecting the waterways in which you live in?  Experience is not required, only a passion to be involved.

DEADLINE:  November 19, 2019

To Apply:  Please send a Letter of Interest and a Letter of Recommendation to Josh Herchl, President of the Board of Directors, at [email protected].  Resumes are acceptable but not required.

NOWCorps:
Northern Ohio Watershed Corps

Service Dates for NOWCorps:
October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020

Together with our partners, Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners recognizes the importance of maintaining water quality throughout Northern Ohio. We also believe in educating the public and regional leaders to support behavioral changes that positively affect our water resources. The Northern Ohio Watershed Corps (NOWCorps) works with watershed groups, soil and water conservation districts, city and county government offices, and other conservation nonprofits to facilitate outreach, education, capacity building, environmental stewardship, and stormwater management. NOWCorps members will receive programmatic training in addition to site specific training. See member descriptions below for each partner’s site specific training that will be provided.

Serve Ohio - Americorps

Visit our NOWCorps Program page
in our “Get Involved” section!

Upcoming Events

TCWP Training Offerings

TCWP is offering training opportunities on watershed management practices for landowners, community professionals, and municipal workers. These trainings will help communities meet MS4 permit requirements. TCWP is an OEPA certified trainer for the following topics:

  • Bioretention and Rain Garden Implementation and Maintenance
  • Detention/Retention Basins Maintenance
  • Permeable Pavement Maintenance
  • Green Roof Implementation and Maintenance
  • Rainwater Harvesting Practices and Maintenance
  • Trees as SCM: Proper Selection, Planting, and Maintenance
  • Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping Overview

TCWP Awarded Funds for Stream Restoration

Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners (TCWP) has been awarded a nearly $150,000 Section 319 grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Environmental Protection Agency with generous matching funds of $80,000 from the Bedford City School District. Funds will be used to restore instream habitat to a degraded tributary of Tinker’s Creek, plant native species along its banks, remove invasive species, create floodplain capacity to store stormwater, and mitigate flooding at the Bedford Heights Bus Garage.

Read the Press Release Here.

Business Membership

Business Members receive recognition in all of the Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners newsletters and publications, and on our website. In addition, members are invited to participate in TCWP events. Membership in the Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners will assist your business or organization in being recognized as an active environmental steward.

Make a Difference for Tinker’s Creek. Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners is
seeking a Board Position from a resident of the Tinker’s Creek Watershed.