A lot of people think "Cleveland" and "nature" are mutually exclusive. But they're not—by a long shot. Everywhere you look, from cemeteries to tiny city lawns to abandoned industrial sites, nature asserts itself in Cleveland in ways both glorious and subtle. Clevelanders, like people everywhere, live on the land. We're just not as accustomed as others to seeing it. That's...
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We’re thinking about what true sustainability will be like in Northeast Ohio—and what needs to happen in 2015 to bring it into greater focus. As always, we plan to bring you coverage of these and other important stories in the coming year. What are your recommendations for the local stories to watch in 2015? Post a comment below with your ideas.
Back in 2009, GreenCityBlueLake (GCBL) surveyed Northeast Ohio communities to find out what they’ve been doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to try to uncover the most common barriers to action.
This was another eventful year in sustainability in Northeast Ohio. We worked hard to bring you all of the news. Here are some of the highlights from the year (add a comment below on what you think was the most significant development in the region).
Not satisfied with being the green escape for 1 million yearly visitors, Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) will actively seek to reduce the climate impact of its operation and educate visitors about its efforts.
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- Planning a visit to #Cleveland @inthecircle for Discovery Day, free museum admission all day to honor Dr. Martin Lu… https://t.co/5ipSVdlYlV
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- Local TV weather / traffic reporter adds transit commute updates. https://t.co/EsBA0kqPvW
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- Unless private enterprise starts up its own transit operation, this latest transit crisis in #Cleveland #Ohio will… https://t.co/824XzKsTuo
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The best bike trails >
Find out where are the most interesting bike rides in Northeast Ohio
Eco-friendly landscapes >
We look inside two local guides to native landscaping and their benefits.
Ten water saving tips >
We're at the shore of Lake Erie, but we still have good reasons to conserve