Sowinski Park Restoration Project

Sowinski Park Restoration Project

Starting in March of 2022, 1,500 feet of Doan Brook and over 5 acres of surrounding land was restored at Sowkinski Park. The park is located in the lower watershed in Rockefeller Park and the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. The area is open for the public to enjoy, and...
Rice Library Rain Garden

Rice Library Rain Garden

In Summer 2023, Doan Brook Watershed Partnership (DBWP) partnered with Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. (CRWP) and Cleveland Public Library to install a rain garden at the Cleveland Public Library – Rice Branch through the Master Rain Gardener (MRG) program....
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...
2014 North Park-Demington Green Infrastructure

2014 North Park-Demington Green Infrastructure

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...