Cargill Cares

On Friday, May 20th volunteers from Cargill came out to clean graffiti on Train Avenue in Cleveland. Cargill is a long time supporter of Canalway Partners and sponsors events such as Cycle Canalway and RiverSweep. They do many projects in Cleveland through their “Cargill Cares” program. RiverSweep 2016 wrap-up Cargill presents Cycle Canalway

CVNP Seeks Volunteers for National Trails Day

Volunteers are needed to build, improve, and repair trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) for National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4. Projects include building new sections of the East Rim off road mountain bike trail, improving conditions of the Langes Run and Butler equestrian trails, enhancing areas along the Lake and Pine Grove […]

The Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference is June 2nd

The Greater Cleveland Trails and Greenways Conference is Thursday, June 2nd. Building on feedback from successful past Conferences, this 4th Biennial event will include expert speakers, topic panels, peer learning, open discussions, and networking opportunities. Featured is Jay Walljasper, popular speaker, award-winning writer and community consultant. CEUs available for various professions. Read More Among the […]

NPS Director: New Reasons To Get Kids Outdoors

National Park Service Director John Jarvis was recently part of a panel on the Diane Rehm Show discussing the importance of getting kids outdoors, and urban parks. Listen to “Environmental Outlook: New Reasons to Get Kids Outdoors” Director Jarvis was in town last July for a “Play, Learn, Serve and Work” announcement at Scranton Flats. […]

Canal Basin Park in the DCA State of Downtown Cleveland

Canal Basin Park is in Downtown Cleveland Alliance’s report “The State of Downtown Cleveland 2015“, the report highlights that Canal Basin Park will be a 20 acre park on the riverfront. DCA’s State of Downtown Report 2015 includes updates on the office, housing, hospitality, retail and transportation markets in Downtown Cleveland.   View the State of Downtown Cleveland 2015 […]

Introducing Our 2016 RiverSweep Art

This year’s RiverSweep frog art is a lovely Cuyahoga mermaid. RiverSweep is Ohio’s largest done-in-a-day cleanup effort. Each year local businesses, schools and individuals team up to clean our shared backyard. RiverSweep 2016 will happen from 9am to noon on Saturday May 7th. In 2015, 919 RiverSweep volunteers removed over 54 tons of trash, including 389 tires! […]

Byway Leadership Training

Canalway Partners recently participated in a Byway Leadership training session for the National Scenic Byway Foundation. Executive Director Tim Donovan and Ohio & Erie Canalway Marketing Director Katie Montgomery presented on how we manage and market the Ohio & Erie Canalway America’s Byway. The class then went out into the field to explore sites along the Byway […]

Senator Portman on the Towpath Trail

Not all fact-finding missions need to go abroad.. On September 12th, Senator Rob Portman was in Cleveland and took a ride on the Towpath Trail and explored the Cleveland Metroparks Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation. The management of Canalway Partners, the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition were on hand to discuss some […]