Andrea Irland: Beer, Boats and the Brecksville Dam

After an extensive campaign, the Cuyahoga River is now a designated water trail. The designation serves as an example of the river's transformation from a polluted waterway to a recreational river. Andrea Irland is with the National Park Service Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program. She spearheaded the campaign to designate the river as a [...]

Charlie Malone talks River Stanzas

This year, Kent State University's Wick Poetry Center used their Traveling Stanzas to create the "River Stanzas." It was and continues to be a project that celebrates the improvement since the Cuyahoga River's burning that happened 50 years ago and the hopes for the river's future. Charlie Malone, Wick Poetry's program and outreach manager discusses [...]

Invasive species — What exactly does that mean?

The term "invasive species" gets thrown around quite a bit in environmental science — but what exactly does it mean? If you're thinking it's something that "invades privacy," or that it's "a lot" of something, you're on the right track. A invasive species is a species that is not native to the area and can [...]