American Solar Challenge in CVNP

To help celebrate its 100th anniversary, the National Park Service Midwest Region has partnered with the Innovators Educational Foundation on the American Solar Challenge. From July 30th to August 6th 2016, students from 20 universities around the world will drive their uniquely designed solar-powered cars 1975 miles on the open road- from Cuyahoga Valley National Park to […]

Laurel School MayTerm at Scranton Flats

Canalway Partners recently hosted students from Laurel School, who toured Scranton Flats as part of a course which looked to shape students as advocates and ambassadors for Lake Erie. Laurel School MayTerm course description- “You probably know that Lake Erie creates the northern border of the city of Cleveland, but how much do you actually know about this […]

Northeast Ohio Lakes & Rivers Conference

The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and the City of Akron are coming together to initiate a regional discussion around Wet Weather issues and challenges. Our goal is to share best practices and information in the wet-weather fields amongst communities served by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District and the City of Akron. The topics […]

RiverSweep 2016 is Saturday May 7th

This Saturday, May 7th, close to 1,000 volunteers are expected to clean up garbage and cover graffiti in Cleveland neighborhoods such as the Flats, Tremont, and Slavic Village at RiverSweep. Each year, RiverSweep draws students, activists and members of the business community to work together to clean the Cuyahoga River Valley of trash and tires. In […]

Stage 3 of Towpath Trail receives $250,000 Green Infrastructure Grant

Cuyahoga County has received a $250,000 Green Infrastructure Grant from the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD.) The funds will go towards the creation of wetlands, bioretention cells and a detention basin within Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail Extension Project. These green infrastructure elements will remove stormwater from the combined sewer system, treat stormwater drainage and reduce run off […]

Clean Water and Green Infrastructure

Our friends at Sustainable Cleveland produced this video to celebrate clean water, and to better connect people to their water resources to help restore, conserve and protect this valuable asset. Clean Water and Green Infrastructure from Sustainable Cleveland on Vimeo. This video illustrates how NEORSD, Cleveland Metroparks, Cuyahoga River Restoration, Holden Arboretum and Western Reserve […]

What are CMAQ funds?

Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) funds are Federal funds that were created to support transportation projects and related efforts that contribute air quality improvements and provide congestion relief. The Clean Air Act requires that, in areas experiencing air quality problems, transportation planning be consistent with air quality goals. The Environmental Protection Agency establishes […]