Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Stewardship Center Opens in June

May 31, 2013 in Asset List, Environment

The Cleveland Metroparks’s Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek, staffed by natural resource and education professionals, land protection specialists, volunteers, and visiting scientists, is the first facility in Cleveland Metroparks dedicated to scientific research and promoting sustainable action.

Its mission of enhancing and protecting our urban watersheds will be achieved through innovative community programming, encouraging regional participation in watershed issues, and promoting scientific discovery.

Here some information on the opening celebration, June 21 – 22:

Celebrate the solstice as we joyfully cross the bridge into the new Cleveland Metroparks Watershed Stewardship Center at West Creek!

The Watershed Stewardship Center is dedicated to promoting healthy urban watersheds through science, education, research and restoration. This Center was developed through a dedicated partnership between Cleveland Metroparks, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, and West Creek Conservancy to serve a diverse community through adult and youth science education programming and professional trainings and workshops. Come explore, discover and delight in the Watershed Stewardship Center’s unique blend of science and technology, paired with green design and grassroots volunteer action.

Learn about your local watershed by viewing our interactive topographic map and tour dozens of water management features. Would you like to meet a Water Hog? Wonder how a green roof makes “cents” by keeping its cool? Want to stroll through our stormwater pipe? There is a new experience for everyone wanting to take a plunge at the Watershed Stewardship Center this summer!

To find out more visit the Metroparks Website.

 

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