Black River AOC


Upcoming Meetings

Monday, February 6, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Wellington Reservation Visitor Center, 535 Jones Road, Wellington, OH 44090
 

 

Recent Announcements

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Become a NEO Watershed Steward

Posted on: January 10, 2017

The Cleveland Metroparks is looking to recruit new watershed stewards to the Northeast Ohio Watershed Volunteer Program (WVP). The WVP is an effort to engage residents in a variety of active management projects to improve watershed conditions. The program partners with different cities and organizations, and it has assisted with projects throughout the Cleveland area. 

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Sustain Our Great Lakes Funding Opportunity

Posted on: January 10, 2017

Sustain Our Great Lakes is soliciting applications for competitive funding to restore and enhance habitat in the Great Lakes basin. Details about this funding opportunity are provided in the Request for Proposals. The submission deadline for full applications is February 21, 2017. Please note, the pre-proposal stage included in past years has been eliminated for 2017. Additional application information is available at www.sustainourgreatlakes.org.

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Lorain County Awarded USEPA Brownfield Area-Wide Planning Grant

Posted on: January 6, 2017

The Lorain County Commissioners have been awarded $200,000 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency through the Brownfield Area-Wide Planning Grant program. The planning grant program will provide the county the opportunity to determine revitalization plans that best fit our vision for the future of the Broadway and 28th Street Corridor. The County Commissioners pledged $20,000 of in-kind services as a local match.

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New Facilitating Organization for the Black River AOC

Posted on: November 3, 2016

The Black River Area of Concern (AOC) has a new facilitating organization! We are pleased to welcome LoCo 'Yaks as the new facilitating organization for the Black River AOC Advisory Committee. LoCo 'Yaks, a kayak and paddlesport group in Lorain County, has been an active Advisory Committee member and advocate for the Black River watershed. The group's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Fund Grant Application was approved in October, and the application included plans for increased outreach in the community and a stronger presence in social media in an effort to engage more residents. LoCo 'Yaks assumes the facilitating organization responsibilities from the Lorain County General Health District. Congratulations, LoCo 'Yaks!

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