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Special Streetsboro Event!

Seed Saving Basics and Planning Your Garden

When: October 17, 2015
Time: 11a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Location: Pierce Streetsboro Library (8949 Kirby Ln, Streetsboro, OH 44241)

Flyer: https://tinkerscreek.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Seed-Savers-workshop.jpg


This event will begin with an introduction on the impacts of stormwater and poor soils on the health of the watershed. This will be followed by a presentation by Cleveland Seed Bank on soil friendly methods of collecting seeds and planning an organic garden. Participants will receive FREE seeds and the first twelve attendees will receive a special seed saver guide.

To signup or for more information contact Babette at 330-963-6243 or [email protected].[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”534″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row margin_top=”50″ el_class=”border-bot”][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

Rain Barrel Workshop

When: September 22, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Location: Macedonia City Hall (9691 Valley View Road, Macedonia, Ohio 44056)

Rain barrels help you capture rainwater for a later use. This water is better for your garden than tapwater, and helps to reduce the amount of stormwater that is leaving your property, protecting water quality.

A complete rain barrel system is only $50! Complete system includes: a white 55 gallon barrel, downspout diverter, and spigot. Barrel can be painted. Participants will be instructed on how to put together their rain barrel at the workshop.   Assistance and tools are provided.

Participants MUST pre-register and pay for the barrels by September 15, 2015 to reserve a spot and a barrel.

Contact Babette at ​330-963-6243 or [email protected] to register or for questions.

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When: October 3, 2015
Time: 9 am to 1 pm
Where: University Hospital Ahuja Medical Center (3999 Richmond Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122)


This year’s festival, in collaboration with University Hospital Ahuja Medical Center, is focused on celebrating healthy watersheds for healthy communities. Healthy Watersheds: the event will include a special tour of the environmentally friendly practices at the medical center. Healthy Communities: University Hospital will also be offering FREE health screenings.

Do you work for an organization that would like to exhibit at the festival? Non-profits are free, contact Babette for more information.

Contact Babette at ​330-963-6243 or [email protected] for questions.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”536″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center” onclick=”link_image”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row margin_top=”50″][vc_column][vc_column_text]Residential Tips for a Healthy Community and Watershed

The City of Streetsboro has many important natural features. These include rare fen communities, preserves, and headwater streams to Tinker’s Creek, to name a few. One way that all residents can help protect these important resources is by reducing the amount of polluted stormwater that is created eventually enters local waterways. Below are tips to create a healthy yard for clean water.

Learn how to make a pollinator pocket garden!

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