Educational Programs & Events

Educational Outreach

Conservation education is one of Cuyahoga SWCD’s major initiatives. Education raises awareness of issues that affect our natural systems, which impacts the quality of life in our communities.

Cuyahoga SWCD offers various educational opportunities and resources including special programs, workshops, events and academic experiences that both engage and educate the public about current natural resource issues.


Master Rain Gardener Self Paced

Become A Master Rain Gardener Information & Registration (LINK) 

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When: December 29 from 3:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn to design, dig and plant your own rain garden!!

Share your knowledge and become your community's expert on rain gardens. At the end of this 5-session course, you will become a Master Rain Gardener! Rain gardens capture and soak in rainwater that runs off hard surfaces like roofs and driveways while filtering pollutants that would otherwise flow to our storm drains and into our creeks and streams.

You must attend all 5 classes, and build a rain garden to earn the Master Rain Gardener certification.

  • Cost: $50