Big Creek Watershed News & Notes - a selection

Spring 2017

  • Stream signage project
  • Brooklyn Intermediate School students "get wet" in Big Creek
  • Watershed based strategic pollution plan

October 2015 issue

  • Organization founded as Friends of Big Creek celebrates its 10-year anniversary! Develops new wide-ranging planning initiative
  • Big Creek Created Wetland Project: Green infrastructure construction is complete!

March 2015 issue

  • Friends of Big Creek makes name change: New name and new wide-ranging planning initiative
  • Big Creek Created Wetland Project: Green infrastructure construction is underway!

Spring/Summer 2012 issue

  • Important Big Creek parcels in Brooklyn acquired: Big Creek Land Conservation Fund established
  • Big Creek Balanced Growth Plan receives State endorsement:
    5th endorsed plan, most urban to date
  • Board member donates “headwaters” property in North Royalton
  • Big Creek Watershed Stormwater Retrofit Ranking project
  • Recent memberships
  • Conservation Fund contributors
  • Upcoming events

Winter/Spring 2011 issue

  • Big Creek Watershed communities support Balanced Growth initiative: plan now on way to state endorsement
  • Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference
  • Big Creek Watershed annual clean-ups--getting wet and dirty for good
  • Rain barrel workshops
  • Big Creek Greenway and Trail study online
  • FOBC awarded Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District operating support grant
  • FOBC brochure available
  • Why stormwater matters
  • Parkview Elementary/Parma High School Native Wildflower Restoration Project
  • Upcoming events

Spring/Summer 2009 issue

  • Lower Big Creek Plan promotes future of Old Brooklyn's "hidden asset"
  • Big Creek Watershed Management Plan nears completion
  • What is Balanced Growth?
  • Celebrating 40 years of Cuyahoga River recovery
  • Lower Big Creek Greenway Redevelopment & Restoration Plan: Overall Map
  • Brooklyn's Big Creek Trail Plan completed -- will link Parkway with Zoo
  • Rain barrel workshops popular
  • FOBC hosts first symposium
  • Big Creek Greenway Trail Alignment & Neighborhood Connector Plan: Overall Master Plan
  • Gardin & Brennan among CSWCD Awardees
  • Our watersheds, our homes
  • Big Creek Watershed Stormwater Management Improvement Project
  • Upcoming events

Fall/Winter 2007 issue

  • Partners undertake Big Creek Trail Alignment study through the City of Brooklyn
  • Parma’s Evergreen Lake residents begin water quality monitoring
  • Big Creek communities undertake Watershed Management Plan
  • Environmental inventory and assessment of Brooklyn “Oxbow” area
  • Big Creek RiverDay event: Where the Waters Meet
  • Conserving Busch “Snake Hill” natural area
  • Big Creek clean-ups
  • Calendar
  • Trail Alignment Areas of Study

Spring 2017
Spring 2017

October 2015
October 2015

Spring/Summer 2012
Spring/Summer 2012

Winter/Spring 2011
Winter/Spring 2011

Spring/summer 2009
Spring/Summer 2009

Fall/Winter 2007
Fall/Winter 2007