Cleveland Metroparks was awarded a Clean Ohio Conservation Grant in 2013 to acquire 15.9 acres of land next to the Astrohurst Golf Course and the Cleveland Metorparks Bedford Reservation.
Thank you to the 500 plus attendees at the watershed festival! This year’s festival was in collaboration with the City of Hudson Environmental Awareness Committee (EAC) Green on the Green Day event. We had over 40 exhibitors at the event that interacted with attendees on topics from keeping our streams clean to reducing waste.
Thank you to all the exhibitors, presenters, and attendees that made the Conference a success!
The 2014 Conference in Akron, broke all the records of the past conferences. The conference kicked off on June 4 with six tours, the greatest number yet at the conference, of stormwater and restoration practices in NEO. The conference had a record setting 88 exhibitors, 85 presenters, and 661 attendees.
Bear Creek is an urbanized tributary to Tinker’s Creek within Warrensville Heights. This project included 2,067 linear feet of stream restoration and an outdoor education lab for Warrensville City Schools.
The 7th annual Tinker’s Creek Watershed Festival was held on September 15, 2012 at the Twinsburg Square. There were over 30 exhibitors that greeted attendees with various messages about protection of our natural resources. Exhibitors included Biohabitats, Davey Tree Resource Group, Good Nature Organic Lawn Care, and Sierra Club, to name a few…
An American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant valued at $729,990 was awarded to restore 2,500 feet of stream by removing a low head dam to allow flood management, recreation and fish passage.The project was completed December of 2011 with the first monitoring reports submitted in February 2012.
Free fun for the whole family! Food! Prizes! Music! Fun educational opportunities for adults and children! Live animals! Tax deductible contributions collected at the festival will be used to continue to improve the water quality and habitat of the Tinker’s Creek watershed.
6th Annual Tinker’s Creek watershed Festival takes place Saturday, September 24, 2011 & announcing Rare Ecosystem Preserved in the Tinker’s Creek watershed.
Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners wants to thank all those that helped out during the 2010 Watershed Festival.
The project restored approximately 2,000 linear feet of stream with adjoining meadow, shrub, forested and wetlands areas and a 6.28-acre conservation easement will be placed on the project site. Construction was finished in August of 2012 with plantings to be completed in Fall 2012.