February 23rd 2021
Original Release: 2/16/2021
Chagrin River Watershed Partner's next event in our Speaker Series will be on Tuesday, February 23rd 2021 at 10:00 AM. Jared Bartley with Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District with be giving a presentation on watershed-friendly stream maintenance for communities. The presentation will help communities develop a watershed-friendly stream maintenance program and provide suggestions for how to deal with typical maintenance issues. Follow the link to register:
Communities are often responsible for flood protection and water conservation but lack a specific program for dealing with stream maintenance. Often stream maintenance projects create new problems while attempting to solve others. A watershed-friendly stream maintenance program can help communities provide flood management and erosion prevention to protect existing community structures all while protecting aquatic habitat, improving water quality, and enhancing riparian buffers. An accompanying manual, "Watershed-friendly Stream Maintenance: A Guide for Communities", was developed as part of an Ohio Education Fund (OEEF) grant and is available via download or as a hard copy via mail.