A Day in the Life of Euclid Creek
When & Where
October 4 at 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ages: Adults, 12 - 17 years with adult
Let’s take a snapshot of Euclid Creek starting in Acacia Reservation and ending at Wildwood Park, Euclid Creek Reservation. Volunteers will help test water quality and other measures of stream quality. Demonstrations will be offered by natural resources staff and educators. Join us at just one location or for the entire day as we follow the creek from its headwaters to Lake Erie.
8 – 9 am: Acacia Reservation (Cedar Rd. parking lot)
Learn about water quality sampling and restoration plans for Acacia Reservation.
9:45 - 10:45 am: Euclid Creek Reservation (Parking available at the Highland and Upper Highland Picnic Areas)
Discover the world of macroinvertebrates and why they are a good measure of stream habitat quality. Water quality sampling demonstrations will also take place. Demos will occur near the bridge to the Upper Highland Picnic Area.
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 pm: Euclid Creek Reservation (Wildwood Park Picnic Shelter)
See a demonstration of electrofishing, a technique used to assess fish populations including numbers and species. Water quality sampling demonstrations will also take place. Demos will be at the picnic shelter and near the bridge on the driveway. Afterwards, enjoy a light lunch while hearing about the day's results and the health of Euclid Creek.
Register online or by calling 440-887-1968 for lunch portion of event by October 2.