Events

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    Cuyahoga Area of Concern Public Meeting

    OHIO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY PUBLIC NOTICE

     

    CUYAHOGA RIVER AREA OF CONCERN
    REMOVAL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TWO BENEFICIAL USE IMPAIRMENTS

     

    Public notice is hereby given that the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Division of Surface Water (DSW) and the Cuyahoga River Area of Concern (AOC) Advisory Committee are providing for public review and comment two Beneficial Use Impairment Removal Recommendations. The Cuyahoga River Area of Concern (AOC) is located in the Cuyahoga and Summit Counties and has been delineated as the lower Cuyahoga River main stem from the Gorge Dam pool in Akron to the river mouth at Lake Erie and any tributary sub-basins to that reach of the main stem plus a few direct Lake Erie tributary sub-basins between the Cuyahoga River mouth to Euclid Creek.

     

    A public meeting to provide information about the action is being held at the Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek at 2277 West Ridgewood Drive, Parma, 44134 on Wednesday, June 28th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

     

    Read the draft recommendations prepared by Ohio EPA:

    Removal Recommendation for Recreational Access BUI
    Removal Recommendation for Degradation of Aesthetics BUI

     

    All interested persons wishing to submit comments for consideration may do so in writing to Ohio EPA, Northeast District Office, 2110 East Aurora Road Twinsburg, Ohio 44087, Attn: Ted Conlin, or by email to ted.conlin@epa.ohio.gov by the close of business, July 28, 2017. Comments received after this date may be considered as time and circumstances permit.


    For more information concerning the removal recommendation, please visit Ohio EPA’s website at: http://epa.ohio.gov/dsw/SurfaceWater.aspx. If you wish to obtain a copy of the Removal Recommendations or other information, or to arrange to inspect Agency files or records pertaining to the Removal Recommendation, or to request notice of when Ohio EPA submits the Document to U.S. EPA, please contact Ted Conlin at the address above or by calling 1-330-963-1131. 

  • Friday, June 30, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    2017 Rain Barrel Workshops

     

    In an effort to reduce stormwater runoff, help residents save money, and engage Cleveland youth, the Summer Rain Barrel Program provides City of Cleveland residents with rain barrel systems free of charge. At the workshop, you will learn more about the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's Stormwater Management Program and Individual Residential Property Credit; learn how to properly care for your rain barrel; see how rain barrels are assembled; and TAKE HOME A FREE RAIN BARREL!

     

    In order to participate, you MUST:

     

    • Be a homeowner within the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and Cleveland Division of Water (CWD) service area;

    • Agree to all Terms and Conditions stated in this EventBrite registration form;

    • Complete rain barrel installation following the workshop and without the City's assistance by installing the downspout diverter and properly connecting the rain barrel.

     

    **This workshop is for residents within the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and Cleveland Division of Water Service Area only. One rain barrel per address/workshop attendee. For questions pertaining to the Stormwater Fee or Fee Credit, please call NEORSD Customer Service at 216-881-8247.

     

    Click here to register and for more information.

    Harvard Community Services in Cleveland, OH
  • Friday, June 30, 2017 at 03:00 PM

    Recycle at Work- Waste & Recycling Sense for Your Workplace- Session 2

    Is your business, school or non-profit interested in starting a recycling program?

    Do you want to improve your current waste reduction and recycling program?

    Would you like assistance with contracting for service?

    Learn how to reduce waste and recycle at work, plus save money by doing it.

    Join us for a free recycling and waste reduction seminar on one of the following dates:

     

    Thursday, April 20, 2017                      5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, June 30, 2017                           3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017                 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

     

    The seminar is FREE. Registration is required, seating is limited.

     

    “Waste & Recycling Sense for Business” is comprised of two sessions. Both sessions are taught by the District's Business Recycling Specialist.

     

    Session 1: Successful Waste Reduction and Recycling in your Workplace  1 1/2 hours

    Learn about the different recyclable commodities, commercial composting, waste haulers and specialty recycling companies, performing a "dumpster dive" or waste sort and how to analyze the results, choosing the proper indoor recycling containers and signage for them, choosing a waste hauling and recycling company, educating employees/students/visitors on the program, changing recycling behaviors, marketing your recycling program, and how to make your recycling program sustainable. 

     

    Session 2: Contracting for Waste & Recycling Services  1 hour

    Discuss the terms and conditions of the contracts, types of contracts, fees, and how to structure an agreement to best suit your business.

     

    Register here.

    Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District in Garfield Heights, OH
  • Monday, July 03, 2017 at 09:30 AM

    All Hands on Deck

     

    All Hands on Deck is an event where people from all over the Great Lakes will be organizing in different cities to come together in support of clean water and protection of the Great Lakes. All Hands on Deck will be on July 3rd this year. This event is going to involve people linking hands around the lakefront in their respective cities at 10:00am. The goal is to show how many people in Great Lakes states support and stand up for clean water and protection of our Great Lakes.

     

    The Green Ribbon Coalition along with the Sierra Club and other non-profit organizations in the Cleveland area and across Ohio’s Erie Shore, will be participating in the All Hands on Deck event on July 3rd.

     

    We would love to see as many people as possible out at Wendy Park on July 3rd at 9:30am. Please consider joining us and taking a stand for clean water. Together, we can show our solidary and support for one of our greatest asses in Cleveland: Lake Erie. We will stay at Wendy Park afterwards from 11:00-12:30 for a group beach clean-up.

     

    The event is being organized by Kimberly Simon of Lake Charlevoix, Michigan. Several cities in Great Lakes states are already planning and organizing events on this day and time. For more information, please check out the official Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/allhandsondeckgreatlakes/

     

    Check out the All Hands on Deck: Cleveland, OH Facebook event to join in discussions, invite others and more: https://www.facebook.com/events/1292536710814587/

    Whiskey Island & Wendy Park in Cleveland, OH
  • Thursday, July 06, 2017 at 06:00 PM

    Native Plants

    What does native mean? What plants are native to NE Ohio? Join us, as Nance Hikes and Dr. Michael Melampy provide introduction to the world of native plants.

    Brooklyn Branch Library in Cleveland, OH
  • Friday, July 07, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    2017 Rain Barrel Workshops

     

    In an effort to reduce stormwater runoff, help residents save money, and engage Cleveland youth, the Summer Rain Barrel Program provides City of Cleveland residents with rain barrel systems free of charge. At the workshop, you will learn more about the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's Stormwater Management Program and Individual Residential Property Credit; learn how to properly care for your rain barrel; see how rain barrels are assembled; and TAKE HOME A FREE RAIN BARREL!

     

    In order to participate, you MUST:

     

    • Be a homeowner within the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and Cleveland Division of Water (CWD) service area;

    • Agree to all Terms and Conditions stated in this EventBrite registration form;

    • Complete rain barrel installation following the workshop and without the City's assistance by installing the downspout diverter and properly connecting the rain barrel.

     

    **This workshop is for residents within the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and Cleveland Division of Water Service Area only. One rain barrel per address/workshop attendee. For questions pertaining to the Stormwater Fee or Fee Credit, please call NEORSD Customer Service at 216-881-8247.

     

    Click here to register and for more information.

    Metro West CDC in Cleveland, OH
  • Saturday, July 08, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    GardenWalk Cleveland

    GardenWalk Cleveland is a free, self-guided tour of private gardens, community gardens, and home orchards in several neighborhoods of Cleveland, Ohio.

     

    GardenWalk Cleveland tours will be held July 8th and 9th, 2017.

     

    We are planning a series of workshops educating gardeners about the benefits and uses of native plants in the home landscape. These workshops will be held in conjunction with LEAP (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity) at local venues. 

     

    Click here for more information. 

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  • Sunday, July 09, 2017 at 08:00 AM

    GardenWalk Cleveland

    GardenWalk Cleveland is a free, self-guided tour of private gardens, community gardens, and home orchards in several neighborhoods of Cleveland, Ohio.

     

    GardenWalk Cleveland tours will be held July 8th and 9th, 2017.

     

    We are planning a series of workshops educating gardeners about the benefits and uses of native plants in the home landscape. These workshops will be held in conjunction with LEAP (Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership for Biodiversity) at local venues. 

     

    Click here for more information.

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  • Friday, July 14, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    2017 Rain Barrel Workshops

     

    In an effort to reduce stormwater runoff, help residents save money, and engage Cleveland youth, the Summer Rain Barrel Program provides City of Cleveland residents with rain barrel systems free of charge. At the workshop, you will learn more about the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District's Stormwater Management Program and Individual Residential Property Credit; learn how to properly care for your rain barrel; see how rain barrels are assembled; and TAKE HOME A FREE RAIN BARREL!

     

    In order to participate, you MUST:

     

    • Be a homeowner within the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD) and Cleveland Division of Water (CWD) service area;

    • Agree to all Terms and Conditions stated in this EventBrite registration form;

    • Complete rain barrel installation following the workshop and without the City's assistance by installing the downspout diverter and properly connecting the rain barrel.

     

    **This workshop is for residents within the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and Cleveland Division of Water Service Area only. One rain barrel per address/workshop attendee. For questions pertaining to the Stormwater Fee or Fee Credit, please call NEORSD Customer Service at 216-881-8247.

     

    Click here to register and for more information.

    Old Brooklyn CDC in Cleveland, OH