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April 2019

The Next Silent Spring?

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
cleveland museum of art, 11150 East Blvd
Cleveland, 44106 United States
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ARE WE APPROACHING THE NEXT SILENT SPRING? Rachel Carson raised the red flag years ago. Pesticides were not only killing insects, but also disrupting the delicate balance of nature. Now history is repeating itself. To commemorate Earth Day 2019, the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club extends an invitation to attend the enlightening program, "Next Silent Spring?" This free event will be held at the Cleveland Museum of Art Recital Hall on Sunday, April 28, from 2 - 4 PM. Laurel Hopwood,…

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June 2019

The 2019 Edith Chase Symposium

June 7, 2019 @ 4:00 am - 7:00 pm

The Edith Chase Symposium is a series of educational programs to acquaint people who are not specialists, with issues of importance in the Earth Sciences and Water Sciences. The Symposium was initiated in 2014 to honor Edith Chase, a scientist who contributed her expertise, energy, and outstanding analytic and communication skills to benefit the ecosystems of the City of Kent, the State of Ohio, and the Great Lakes Basin. At the time of Ms. Chase's decision, at age 90, to reduce…

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4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit

June 10, 2019 - June 11, 2019

The annual 4R Summit, sponsored by The Fertilizer Institute, will be held in Cleveland, Ohio on June 10-11, 2019, to share effective nutrient stewardship tenets and practices. Attendees will hear from speakers about advances and tools for in-field implementation of the 4R principles, linkages between 4R and on-farm conservation, agribusiness involvement, government- and non-governmental organization-supported initiatives, and details on projects funded through the 4R Research Fund. The agenda will feature concurrent breakout sessions, offering participants a choice of speakers and…

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Xtinguish Torch Fest

June 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Native American Water Blessing, performed by the Lake Erie Native American Council, will kick-off the Xtinguish Torch Fest. Ceremonial blessings and Native American drums shall honor the region for which the “Cuyahoga” (translated to be crooked River) was named by the indigenous. West Creek Conservancy, and the Xtinguish partnership, is also working with regional coordinators of the celebration of Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June Nineteenth) which is the celebration of Black emancipation—specifically in the state of Texas, on June 19,…

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Global PechaKucha Night: Waterways

June 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

On June 20th, 2019, Cleveland, Ohio will kick off a weekend of celebration with PechaKucha Night: Waterways, a groundbreaking event featuring presentations from thought leaders from around the world! We hope you and your friends will join us! Taking place in the 5,000 seat open-air Jacobs Pavilion amphitheater on the banks of the Cuyahoga River, this event is taking place 50 years after the last time industrial pollution caused a U.S. freshwater river to catch fire. This blaze on the Cuyahoga…

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Eric Roberson: Commemorating 50 Year Anniversary

June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Presented by The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Venue:Concert Hall Showtime:7:30 pm Doors open:6:00 pm $25, All Ages, Reserved Commemorating the 50 year Anniversary of the Cuyahoga River Burning Add on a $20 Meet & Greet Experience! Includes a preshow artist meet & greet, one beverage ticket and appetizer, and reserved seating for the concert. Quantities are limited. Must also buy concert ticket An evening of NeoSoul and Jazz on the river with Grammy Award nominee Eric Roberson, featuring percussionist…

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River Rally

June 21, 2019 - June 24, 2019

Hosted annually by River Network, River Rally provides an inspiring and energy-infused touchpoint for nonprofit groups from across the U.S. and beyond, as well as for agency and foundation representatives, industry innovators, philanthropists, academics, students, and community leaders. It includes over 70 learning opportunities, an awards ceremony, novel social events, and access to thought leaders and change agents. River Rally 2019 takes place along the banks of the Cuyahoga River and marks the last time that river caught fire from…

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Lead Safe Home Summit

June 21, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

This free event is being organized by United Way of Greater Cleveland in collaboration with a group of volunteer community members representing multiple sectors and the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition. The Lead Safe Home Summit will convene parents, residents, landlords, advocates and local elected officials to learn about lead poisoning from national experts and peer cities; listen to stories of those impacted in our community; provide information on available resources; and build Cleveland's path forward. This experience will include educational…

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2019 State of the Great Lakes

June 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire — and to launch a weekend full of community activity — The City Club of Cleveland is partnering with the Cleveland Foundation and The George Gund Foundation to host a special State of the Great Lakes forum that is free and open to all. June 22, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire of 1969. This fire was by no means the first fire on the river (at…

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Blazing Paddles

June 22, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

When: June 22, 2019 7 am – 1 pm Where: Rivergate Park Facebook event Website Paddle Guru Registration Blazing Paddles is a public celebration of how the Cuyahoga River has risen like a phoenix since the 1969 fire ignited the environmental movement. Paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes will navigate either the 2-mile Carl Stokes Memorial, the 5.7-mile Ruth Patrick Memorial or 13 mile Rachel Carson Memorial (fast canoe/kayak/surf ski only) urban courses that flow past a unique mix…

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