Edith Chase Symposium Poetry Reading: Birds of the Cuyahoga

Wick Poetry Center (Kent State University)

This annual event is part of the Edith Chase Symposium weekend. On May 21, 2022, local poets will read original poems around the theme of “Birds of the Cuyahoga.” Location: The outdoor Plaza at the Wick Poetry Center: 126 S … Continued


Rocky River Clean-up

Rocky River Reservation

Join the Rocky River Watershed Council for the 22nd Annual Rocky River Clean-Up! Bring boots and gloves and we'll bring everything else. Come on out for our annual Rocky River Cleanup - a fun, family friendly event followed by a … Continued


Night Rides on the Towpath Trail

Century Cycles 1621 Main St, Peninsula, OH, United States

Enjoy a fun, casual, and FREE bicycle ride at night on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park! June 11th and 25th, plus additional dates through October. You must have your own bicycle, helmet, … Continued


Blue Heron Homecoming 2022

Cascade Valley Metro Park

Blue Heron Homecoming is a way to celebrate all the work Akron Waterways Renewed has done to benefit the Cuyahoga and Little Cuyahoga Rivers and to welcome the Blue Heron's back! This is a fun and educational event welcoming both … Continued


Whiskey Island Walk

Wendy Park 2800 Whiskey Island, Cleveland, OH, United States

Join us on this June morning as we tour Wendy Park on Whiskey Island at the mouth of the Cuyahoga. We will learn about the human and natural history of this unique place, including the fight led by Ed Hauser … Continued


Stream Cleanups Tinkers Creek

Help clean up in, and next to, Tinkers Creek. Trash bags will be provided. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear work boots or old shoes you don't mind getting wet. We will be in and around a shallow … Continued


Paddle Refresh

Camp Hi Canoe & Kayak Livery 12274 Abbott Road, Hiram, OH

Welcome Spring with a trip out on the river! Start at Camp Hi by collecting your equipment and choosing your canoe or kayak.. Head down to the waterfront to receive instructions for a safe paddle. Camp Hi will send paddlers … Continued

PADDLE: Cuyahoga St. to Bolanz Rd

Cuyahoga River

This section of the Cuyahoga shows mixed use: wooded parkland with intrusions from agriculture, recreation, and commercial and residential development. Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the RAP (Remedial Action Plan) area start here. We will pass Valley View Area of … Continued

PADDLE: A Float in the Shipping Channel

Cuyahoga River

We will plan a paddle in the shipping channel in Cleveland, home to rowers, SUPers, dragon boats--and 700-foot freighters. Details to be determined in coming weeks. Read more information about FOCR Canoe Trips.