Children of Terra

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Learning About Soil: Part 3 of 3

Posted on March 24, 2020 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

It’s a force that carves valleys, forms caves, and washes away nutrients in our soil. It also helps distribute crucial minerals and nutrients into the food chain and form majestic streams and rivers. Erosion is a natural force unlike no other, and must be considered for so many areas in our everyday lives. Erosion must be accounted for when building roads, bridges, and buildings. It plays a major role in field planning and daily operations of farms. It destroys while simultaneously crea...

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A few simple solutions to over development

Posted on November 8, 2019 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Overdevelopment is a major issue. It effects our air, soil, and water quality. It can cause issues with our infrastructure. Most of all, overdevelopment displaces wildlife and removes greenspace. That’s not all, but if we started listing all the reasons it’s an issue, we’d be here for quite some time. Really, it’s hard to think of any part of our everyday lives that aren’t in some way effected by overdevelopment. There are some solutions, though. Solutions that c...

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Spring CITO Meetup

Posted on January 20, 2018 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (1)

Spring Cache In Trash Out® Meetup


Date: Sunday, April 25th

Starts: 2:00PM

Ends: 5:00PM

Location: Brecksville Metroparks Reservation

 

Meet up with other geocachers in the beau...

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Update on watershed cleanup project!

Posted on August 2, 2016 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello, everyone! Just wanted to post a quick update and let everyone know what is going on with our watershed/river cleanup project!

At the moment, we have a target area in mind and a plan ready to be put into place. We have located a stream in an area that is wrought with litter, debris, and pollutants. This stream is important as it feeds into the Chippewa Creek, which is a crucial waterway for both wildlife and human activity alike. Since this area is entirely on private property, we...

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A few reasons to keep our water clean and conserved

Posted on May 16, 2016 at 8:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Our water is important!

Who doesn’t love a glass of cool, crisp, clean water? I know I do. I also know that water is a fundamental piece of our existence. Water makes up about sixty percent of the human body, and covers more than seventy percent of the surface of our planet. Without water, we simply cannot exist. Unfortunately, close to 800 million people have no access to clean water, according to UN-Water. In some cases, this ...

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