Who: NEOCHMM Members, family, friends, and guests are all invited and encouraged to participate. This is our 11th consecutive event!
What: RiverSweep is a coordinated, one-half day event by most of the environmental organizations in Northeast Ohio to clean-up and beatify the Cuyahoga River. NEOCHMM is partnering with the West Creek Conservancy to clean up and re-plant property adjoining the main branch of West Creek. This is our community service project and is part of the ACHMM CHMMunity ® program.
When: Saturday, May 12, 2018
8:30 AM—Sign in and sign waiver—at site—PARK at The Cleveland Metroparks Stewardship Center, 2277 W. Ridgewood Drive, Parma, OH 44134. (enter on the north side of West Creek Reservation and stay right all the way to the end of the parking lot.) You can then walk to the work site, which is about ¼ mile from the lot.
9:00 AM—Noon Clean-up and re-planting
Where: The replanting is in a level and easily accessible vacant lot adjacent to 2479 West Ridgewood Drive in Parma, OH. This is located on the west side of the street just south of where West Creek crosses under the road, Please see the attached photo.
How: Wear old clothes and a sturdy pair of boots or shoes. Dress in layers, wear a hat and bring some sun block. Bring your favorite shovel or digging tool. WCC will provide gloves, tools and refreshments. The event will occur rain or shine. It will be rescheduled if severe weather occurs.