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The mission of the Rocky River Watershed Council is to protect, restore and perpetuate a healthy watershed through public education, watershed planning, communication and cooperation among stakeholders.

 

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Rocky River Fishing Report

RRWC Vice Chair and Cleveland Metroparks Aquatic Biologist Mike Durkalec writes the Rocky River Fishing Report, which he updates weekly at http://blogs.clemetparks.com/rocky-river-fishing-report/.

Photo courtesy Mike Durkalec.
 

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Brunswick Lake fish survey report- preliminary

Fish population of assessment Brunswick  Lake on 3 Sept 2014.  Total sample time over two runs was 77 minutes

(lake perimeter) and we collected largemouth bass, common carp, bluegill, pumpkinseed (and BGxPS hybrids),

black crappie, yellow bullhead, white sucker and golden shiner. Sunfish size was pretty small (stunted), bass were

fairly plentiful and healthy, but also smaller. Several of the larger bass exhibited hook marks in the mouth, indicating

potentially high…
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Posted by caddisfly on September 3, 2014 at 8:42pm

Plum and Helaey Creeks Stream Team featured in Brunswick Post

The July 16 kickoff meeting of the Plum and Healey Creeks Stream Team is featured in the Brunswick Post.  

http://www.thepostnewspapers.com/brunswick/local_news/article_334ddfc1-1d42-5246-8a15-e9f93bb1cea2.html…

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Posted by Jared Bartley on July 28, 2014 at 9:38am

Abram Creek Stram Clean Up

The Abram Creek Stream Team held its first community volunteer event this past Saturday, June 7. The weather was perfect, too perfect maybe as we has a lighter than hoped for turnout. However the, dozen volunteers that participated accomplished much. The "trashiest" volunteers were Kim McGreal, Beau Williams and Neale Belcher all from Cleveland Hopkins Airport. Thanks to Mayor Tom Coyne of brook Park for providing Kennedy Park Pavilion, City of Middleburg Heights for providing heavy-duty…

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Posted by Mel Hauser on June 10, 2014 at 7:08pm

Thanks To All Who Attended the RRWC Annual Meeting!



Nearly 60 people braved the elements on Wednesday, January 22 to attend the RRWC's Annual Meeting at Medina County Park District's Allard Lodge.  Attendees learned about the RRWC's accomplishments in 2013, and our plans for 2014.  Outgoing Board Members Elaine Lamb, Dan Miltner, Beth Schnabel and John Warfel were honored for their contributions, and Dan Bertsch, Asha Fox, Linda Schneider and Stacey Yanetta were newly elected to serve on the Board, while Kathleen Bradley, Mark Cunningham…

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Posted by Jared Bartley on January 24, 2014 at 12:00pm

Become a volunteer Youth Fishing Instructor through ODNR!

News Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…

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Posted by caddisfly on January 7, 2014 at 5:48pm

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National River news from American Rivers

Will the mayors help or hurt the Mississippi River?

Mississippi River Press Conference | Olivia Dorothy Today, the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative unveiled a new program: The Mississippi River Sustainable Development Fund to provide grants for startup costs for sustainable riverfront development. Funding for this grant program will be provided by partner city and corporate contributions. The mayors are right on track,... Read more »

Anglers Fund Conservation Update Part 2 – Northern Rockies

Welcome to Part 2 of the Anglers Fund conservation update, which summarizes our recent successes to protect and restore important fish habitat. The theme for this report is “healthy fish need healthy rivers”. We hope you’ll enjoy seeing how our work has a positive impact on fisheries. This week is the Northern Rockies! See last... Read more »
 
 
 

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Rocky River Important Bird Area

The Rocky River Important Bird Area is a significant conservation intiative being undertaken by our frineds at Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society.  Click on the IBA sign to visit WCAS's Rocky River IBA site to learn more!

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