Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Crooked River Day

Celebrate and protect the Cuyahoga River on the annual River Day, with fun festivities, peaceful paddling, and lots to do along the river, up in its tributaries and along Lake Erie. Clear trash, plant native species, remove invasive plants, and learn history and natural science. Canoe, kayak, bike, hike, watch wildlife or simply enjoy the…

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Black River Clean-Up

Clean up Lorain’s Black River with the LoCo ‘Yaks, short for Lorain County Kayak and Paddlesports Group. The Yaks promote fun, safe, and eco-friendly open-water kayak instruction and educational adventures for all ages and abilities, while supporting the maintenance and preservation of natural waterways. Last year, 320 volunteers collected 20,500 pounds of trash, 254 tires…

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Meet Lake Erie artist, activist, community project manager Allison Lukacsy-Love: Erie Interviews

Meet Allison Lukacsy-Love: artist, community projects manager for the city of Euclid and member of Cleveland’s first Young Professionals Council of the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Originally from New Jersey, Lukacsy-Love grew up wanting to live near the water. She moved to Cleveland in 2011 after graduating from Carnegie Mellon University to work for…

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River Rat Revelry

The Friends of the Crooked River Present 2018 River Rat Revelry. Find out where we’ve been and what’s in store for the Cuyahoga River and its friends. Members will discuss sewers, dams, water trail, programs and projects, including canal diversion dam, Snow Lake and the Gorge Area Share Cuyahoga cheer with fellow river rats and…

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Sandusky Bay Sandbar acquired by Western Reserve Land Conservancy

Western Reserve Land Conservancy is working to permanently preserve the Sandbar in Sandusky Bay, a popular spot for kiteboarding and sometimes camping. The Conservancy in December bought the property from Bay Point Resort and Marina for more than $1 million, with plenty of help from federal and state grants. The 68-acre, narrow peninsula extends south from…

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Paddlers want to form Surfrider Foundation Cleveland chapter

Cleveland surfers, paddlers and kayakers want to form a chapter of the international Surfrider Foundation, which works to keep beaches accessible and water clean. Bill Cochrane, owner of Nalu Stand-up Paddle & Surf shop in Rocky River, posed a question about a chapter on Facebook last week. The comments were swift. Yes! Yes! Yes! Within…

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