Cuyahoga SWCD Events
CUYAHOGA SWCD EVENTS:
The following events hosted by the Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District are available to all Moreland Hills residents. These are great opportunities for homeowners, students, teachers, and anyone who wants to be a part of conservation.
Native Seed Sale – all year Cuyahoga SWCD is selling 6 different packets of native seeds. Shrink your lawn with native plants. http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/programs/native-seed-sale
Seed Starting Workshop – March 1st Join us to learn the secrets and supplies of successful seed starting! http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/events/2018/03/01/seed-starting-workshop
Pond Clinic – March 22nd The pond clinic is intended for anyone interested in learning how to manage their home pond to create a beautiful landscape feature that adds value to their property. http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/events/2018/03/22/orange-village-pond-clinic
Area Envirothon – April 26th (registration due March 23rd) Cuyahoga and Portage SWCD are hosting the Envirothon competition this year. The Envirothon is a national, academic, outdoor competition for high school students, which is designed to stimulate, reinforce and enhance interest in the environment and natural resources. http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/programs/envirothon
NWF Habitat Ambassadors Training – April 14th (registration due April 6th) Habitat Ambassadors are volunteers trained by the National Wildlife Federation to educate their community about the importance of wildlife habitat http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/events/2018/04/14/nwf-backyard-habitat-ambassador-training
Camp Canopy – June 10-15 (scholarship applications due April 10th) Cuyahoga SWCD provides annual scholarships to Camp Canopy. Scholarships are awarded to Cuyahoga County high school students who are sincerely interested in conservation issues and enjoy a good walk in the woods. http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/programs/camp-canopy-formerly-ohio-forestry-and-wildlife-conservation-camp
Poster Contest – due May 25th The poster contest is designed for K – 12 students to instill an appreciation for the environment and the need to protect our soil and water resources. The 2018 theme is “Watersheds: Our Water, Our Home.” http://www.cuyahogaswcd.org/events/2018/05/25/annual-conservation-poster-contest-deadline
Visit www.cuyahogaswcd.org for more information.