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The long-awaited demolition of the Brecksville Dam has cleared its final hurdle and could be completed by the end of this year, the Ohio EPA and the National Park Service announced Tuesday.|By

Woman power - free the falls!!!

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Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race is at Sheraton Suites Akron/Cuyahoga Falls.

One of the ladies in our women’s division, Anika, is stoked to be getting some practice laps in! What other ladies might we see on race day?? The race staff was... out in full force today prepping for April 21st!
If you haven’t preregistered yet, visit:

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FoCR will have a booth - stop by to say hello!

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Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race

Here's a nice Teaser Promo video created by Matt Jackson using a collection of footage from the 2016 & 2017 races. Check it out!

Wildlife loves clean water - even if it's frozen :0)

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Summit Metro Parks added 2 new photos.

Volunteer Sheila Stransky spotted a couple of four-legged friends out and about on the ice near the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail.

Thu 6:00 PM EDT985 Gorge Blvd. Akron, OH 44310
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Stay informed about this important project!

We have a few updates in the efforts to remove Gorge Dam in Gorge Metro Park. Join us March 22 to learn more!

Officials will soon be one step closer to potential removal of the Gorge Dam. A new hydrological study is underway to determine what, if any, affects the removal could have on structures upstream of the Cuyahoga River, such as bridges and properties. The cost of the $70,000 study by Netherlands-base...|By


Recognizing the importance of river corridor protection, Ohio pioneered the river preservation movement with the nation's first Scenic Rivers Act.

A true conservation hero - she will be missed.

“Dorothy’s drive to protect our region’s natural areas was unwavering. Her spirit will live on in each of us and her memory will continue to inspire.” - Board Chair Jeff Lennartz

With great sadness, West Creek Conservancy announces the loss of longtime board member and friend Dorothy Hazel. Dorothy was in her 7th term as director when, after a two-year battle, she succumbed to cancer in early February. Whenever Dorothy spoke or wrote, it was with conviction and passion. Her....

Find out more about this urban stream system. What happens in Mill Creek affects the crooked river.

Two watershed - one purpose...Learn about volunteer water quality monitoring. What happens in Tinker's affects the crooked river.

The weather's breaking - time to get some fresh air while improving the watershed.

Tue 4:30 PM EDTEast Idlewood ParkTwinsburg, OH

Ken Schneider will present for TNC to Tinker's Creek Watershed Partnership on Thursday, April 19th 4-6 pm.

Join TCWP & The Nature Conservancy for a tour of Herrick Fen! Fens are a special kind of wetland that used to dominate the headwaters of our watershed. TNC protects these crucial and beautiful ecosystems. In return, volunteers will pull some garlic mustard! Garlic Mustard is a common invasive specie...

So true - safety first.

Breakaway Excursions

We are seeing a lot of kayaks out for a paddle Please be smart and wear your life jacket and a WET OR DRY SUIT. We don't want to accidentally lose anyone.

Acco...rding to the American Canoe Association, a cold water situation occurs anytime the water temperature drops below 60 degrees Fahrenheit (16 degrees Celsius) or if the water temperature is above 60 degrees Fahrenheit, it occurs when the combined air and water temperature is less than 120 degrees Fahrenheit (49 degrees Celsius). In temperatures such as these paddlers need to dress for the water temperature, because an accidental swim could quickly kill.

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Doors open at 6 program starts at 7. Light refreshments will be served: Bring a dish to share and your own table service.
The Gorge Area: Growing a Park, Understanding History
Megan Shaeffer, Cultural Resource Specialist, Summit Metro Parks and
Snow Lake, Saved for Conservation...
Ken Schneider, The Nature Conservancy
Also: Canal Diversion Dam Update
Find out where we've been and what's in store for the Cuyahoga River and its friends.
Sewers, Dams, WaterTrail, Programs and Projects
Share Cuyahoga cheer with fellow river rats.
Music: The Acoustic Blues of Paul Pira

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Thu 6:00 PM EDT641 Silverlake Ave, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, United States

Save the date. The Cuyahoga Falls cleanup is always great.

Sat 9:00 AM EDTBurning River AdventuresCuyahoga Falls, OH
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