Our Mission

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.



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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Blog Posts

Coe Creek Tree Planting Postponed

UPDATE: The Coe Creek Planting scheduled for this afternoon has been postponed due to higher than anticipated snowfall.  We will keep you posted as we work on rescheduling this event.

Posted by Jared Bartley on November 14, 2014 at 9:46am

U.S. E.P.A. information meeting on Harshaw Chemical

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U.S. Army Corps of…


Posted by caddisfly on November 2, 2014 at 12:50pm

Rocky River Watershed Council Public Meeting and Coe Creek Restoration Tour

Join us at 6:00PM for outdoor tour on the ongoing Coe Creek Stream Stabilization project. Weather appropriate clothing and shoes, please. We will go inside at 6:30 to warm up with pizza and learn hear about other important activities in the Rocky River Watershed as reported by our active stream teams. Help us welcome the Fairview Park Green Team and the Coe Creek Stream Team!…


Posted by Jared Bartley on October 10, 2014 at 10:22am

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…

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.  



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…


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

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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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