Cleveland Metroparks Walton Hills Land Acquisition

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]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. The property included the abandoned Astrohurst Party Center and 2,500 linear feet of Tinker’s Creek along the northern end of the property.  The goal of the acquisition is to expand the Cleveland Metroparks Bedford Reservation and expand the protected areas of Tinker’s Creek by providing permanent protection and restoring floodplain areas.

In 2013, TCWP also submitted a Project Clean Lake proposal to help fund reforestation of the property. Unfortunately, the property was not Learn more »In this section:A student is considered absent if they are not in online schools at any time during the normal online schools day. acquired in time to be considered for funding. Demolition of existing buildings and grading of theland began in 2013. Work on reconnecting the stream to the floodplain, and planting will be completed in 2014.

Tinker”s Creek Bioengineering Project (Tree Planting)
Sunday, November 9, 2014
2-5 pm
Bedford Reservation

  • Come help with a bioengineering project along a section of Tinker”s Creek in Bedford Reservation. As part of this floodplain restoration project, we will be planting live stakes, branch layering, live wattles and brush mattresses along the banks of the creek.
  • Bring waders or boots for getting in the stream, if you have them. Wear clothes that can get dirty and bring a water bottle. We will provide gloves and shovels.
  •  To register for this event:

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