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March 2013 Blog Posts (5)

APRIL 2013 Gardening with Nature programs at Rocky River Nature Center

Discover How To Make A Difference Starting In Your Own Backyard With "Your Piece Of The Planet" Programs


If you think one person's actions have little impact on the planet, think again. Find out how each one of us can make a positive impact…


Added by caddisfly on March 19, 2013 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Buzzard Day at Reemer Lutheran

I forgot to tell you where Redeemer Lutheran is!  Buzzard Week activities at Redeemer Lutheran begin at 8 AM on Saturday, March 16.  Bring your binoculars- but you may not need them if the vultures are still sunning themselves on the church roof at 6151 SMITH ROAD, in BROOK PARK.

Added by caddisfly on March 15, 2013 at 11:29am — No Comments

Cleveland Metroparks Adds Two New Wetlands to the "Emerald Necklace" in the Rocky River Watershed

 March 14 - Today, Cleveland Metroparks Board of Park Commissioners approved the acquisition of two new, crucial wetland properties to the Emerald Necklace. The properties, an undeveloped, 26-acre parcel on Engle Road in Middleburg Heights is adjacent to the Lake-to-Lake Trail and the 20-acre "Heron Rookery Wetland" in North Royalton which is along the East Branch of the Rocky River, enhance Cleveland Metroparks comprehensive ecosystem mission of conservation. Now a part of Big Creek…


Added by Jared Bartley on March 15, 2013 at 10:41am — No Comments


Redeemer Lutheran Church of Brook Park, Ohio, is holding a Buzzard Watching event on Saturday, March 16.  The church is also encouraging residents to post photos and videos of the turkey vultures on line.  Among other attractions at the event is a presentation by local naturalist, Tammy Hawley, at 8 AM.  Ms. Hawley will present information on turkey vultures and answer questions about the Brook Park birds which return each year warm up on Redeemer Lutheran Church- perhaps on their way to…


Added by caddisfly on March 15, 2013 at 8:58am — No Comments

Golf Courses of the Rocky River Watershed

Golf Courses are often suspected as sources of chemical pollution in surface water – rivers, creeks and lakes.  This includes nutrients (phosphorus and nitrogen), pesticides and herbicides.  Also, surface water features on golf courses often lack protective buffers – areas that are kept un-mowed or planted with trees or shrubs – that would help to filter out…


Added by Jared Bartley on March 4, 2013 at 3:32pm — No Comments

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