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Jared Bartley's Blog – August 2012 Archive (4)

Flathead Catfish collected near Emerald Necklace Marina is the first of its kind documented in the Rocky River

"Today while collecting  fish by the marina for two tank exhibits (RR and West Creek) and for Touch a Truck, we turned up a flathead catfish (see photos).  This is a new record for the watershed and for the park (it is a native fish).  This is just a “baby”, as these can grow over 50 pounds in the Ohio River drainage of Ohio.  Add this to the recent record of the spotted suckers from the river last year, and the diversity of the river is actually increasing…boding well for the health of…

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Added by Jared Bartley on August 17, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments

RRWC Board Member Mel Hauser featured in Sun News article about Abram Creek

Check the story out at http://www.cleveland.com/brook-park/index.ssf/2012/08/brook_park_man_plunges_into_ef.html.

And plan to join us at the Abram Creek cleanup on October 13th!

Added by Jared Bartley on August 17, 2012 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Fourth Baldwin Creek Dam to be Removed

Funds have been awarded through the Ohio EPA's Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) for the restoration of Baldwin Creek in Berea.  The $300,000 project will improve fish passage and aquatic habitat in Baldwin Creek removing the last major impediment to fish passage in the Baldwin Creek subwatershed.  The project will also benefit the resident population of the state-threatened bigmoputh shiner by reconnecting populations in Baldwin Creek and the East Branch of the Rocky…

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Added by Jared Bartley on August 14, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Healey Creek Restoration in Venus Park

Funds have been awarded through the Ohio EPA's Water Resource Restoration Sponsor Program (WRRSP) for the restoration of Healey Creek in Brunswick's Venus Park.  The $390,800 project will improve aquatic habitat in Healey Creek by creating a new floodplain adjacent to the creek.  The project will also reduce downstream delivery of sediment from streambank erosion, and provide flood storage in the headwaters of Healey Creek.  This funding is made possible through the sponsorship of the…

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Added by Jared Bartley on August 14, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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