Doan Brook Estuary Feasibility Study

Doan Brook Estuary Feasibility Study

In 2019, we undertook a feasibility study for estuarine habitat at the confluence of Doan Brook and Lake Erie. Our partners, including NEORSD, Cleveland Metroparks (Metroparks), and the Port of Cleveland (the Port), contributed expertise and match dollars to the grant...
Trash Rack Enhancement Project

Trash Rack Enhancement Project

This project site is situated at the center of the Doan Brook’s 250 acres of riparian parklands. Known locally as the Gorge, this pristine section of parkland is comprised of steep terrain with mature hardwoods, understory species, and herbaceous vegetation typical of...
Fairhill Green Infrastructure Project

Fairhill Green Infrastructure Project

We had to look no further than our front door to find partners with an interest in restoring the watershed. Our office is located in the Fairhill Partners (Fairhill) building in the Larchmere neighborhood of Cleveland. Fairhill’s mission connects people to lifelong...
North Park-Demington Green Infrastructure, 2014

North Park-Demington Green Infrastructure, 2014

A lot can happen in a week! In the span of seven days this last July, our green-infrastructure project at North Park and Demington in the Upper Doan Brook Gorge was installed and quickly dismantled in a “50-year storm.”The initial project design sought to restore 70...
Debris rack study ongoing

Debris rack study ongoing

In 1975, a concrete debris rack spanning the width of Doan Brook was installed at the western end of the Gorge, 90 feet upstream from the Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Drive bridge culvert. The rack was installed after several large floods inundated downstream...
Doan Brook Community Survey 2013

Doan Brook Community Survey 2013

And the Survey Says… The Doan Brook Watershed Partnership is always eager for feedback and ideas from our community. In the Spring of 2013, we surveyed our online friends for what elements of the Doan Brook watershed both inspire and concern them. The results...