In the News

Coverage of our work and our people in local, regional and national media outlets

2017

11.11.2017 – The Columbus Dispatch reports on the progress of the Ohio county land bank movement.

11.10.2017 – The Beacon provided an update on plans for Lucien M. Clemons Park. The Land Conservancy helped create this new park for the Village of Marblehead.

11.07.2017 – The Portsmouth Daily Times reports on the Dominion Energy and Western Reserve Land Conservancy Watershed Mini Grant awarded to the Friends of Scioto Brush Creek.

11.04.2017 – The Vindicator reports on the Dominion Energy and Western Reserve Land Conservancy Watershed Mini Grant awarded to the Little Beaver Creek Wild and Scenic River Advisory Council.

10.31.2017 – The Springfield News-Sun reports on the work completed by the Clark County Land Bank and the work of our county land bank program.

10.30.2017 – WDTN Dayton reported on blight in Dayton, citing our 2015 property inventory of the city.

10.30.2017 – Frank Ford shares his research on forfeiture sales with WCPN ideastream.

10.22.2017 – The Chronicle Telegram reported on a tree planting conducted by the Land Conservancy and the Rotary Club of Oberlin.

10.16.2017 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on the Land Conservancy’s  tree planting in Cleveland’s Buckeye neighborhood thanks to an American Forests’ Community ReLeaf grant.

10.15.2017 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer ran an editorial on SEED Ohio and how it benefits Western Reserve Land Conservancy.

10.05.2017 – WVIZ ideastream reported on the Trees for Threes initiative in which Western Reserve Land Conservancy has partnered for the past three years.

10.04.2017 – The Star Beacon reported on the opening of Eyring Wetlands Metropark, a new park the Land Conservancy helped conserve.

09.07.2017 – News 5 Cleveland reported on the Land Conservancy’s efforts to address blighted homes in Cleveland.

07.20.2017 – Fresh Water Cleveland published an update on the Land Conservancy’s Reforest Our City efforts.

07.18.2017 – Julie Cook’s art show at the Land Conservancy’s Conservation Center was highlighted in the News Herald. Her show is on display at the Conservation Center through September 20, 2017.

07.18.2017 – A boat tour of the revitalized Black River in Lorain County was the focus of articles in The Chronicle and The Morning Journal.

06.30.2017 – The Land Conservancy’s Young Professional Group was highlighted in the Summer 2017 Saving Land magazine published by the Land Trust Alliance.

06.28.2017 – The Ashtabula Star Beacon published a preview piece on our work to transform the Harbor Golf Club into Red Brook Metropark.

06.07.2017 – A national article on NextCity.com highlighted the Land Conservancy’s work with Case Western Reserve University exploring the relationship between vacant and distressed properties and community health and safety.

06.04.2017 – The Land Conservancy’s work with the Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland to expand the Hach-Otis Sanctuary was featured in the News Herald.

05.14.2017 – The Medina Gazette covered our Mother’s Day at Medina Marsh event which took place on Saturday, May 13.

05.14.2017 – The Land Conservancy’s work with the Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland to expand the Hach-Otis Sanctuary was featured in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

04.28.2017 – WEWS Channel 5 ran segments on the Cleveland Tree Coalition’s tree canopy announcement, featuring the Land Conservancy.

04.28.2017 – The Land Conservancy worked with members of the Cleveland Tree Coalition to publish an op-ed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer on the city’s new tree canopy goal.

04.27.2017 – The Oberlin OnCampus Newspaper wrote a piece on the prairie restoration planting organized by Western Reserve Land Conservancy and students at Oberlin College on Earth Day weekend. A feature will also run in the Oberlin Alumni magazine.

04.27.2017 – Our work to create the Upper Grand Metropark with Ashtabula County Metroparks was featured by the Ashtabula Gazette.

04.20.2017 – A large feature on the Land Conservancy’s many Arbor Day events was published by Fresh Water Cleveland.

04.19.2017 – The Ashtabula Star Beacon featured an article on our work to create the Upper Grand Metropark with Ashtabula County Metroparks.

04.14.2017 – WKYC Channel 3 dedicated a segment of their new community-focused show We the People on proper tree planting and the Land Conservancy’s work with the Cleveland Tree Coalition.

02.12.2017 – The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported on the disparity between the home sale price recovery on the city’s west side compared to the east side, a study authored by the Land Conservancy’s Frank Ford.

02.07.2017 – WCPN featured a story, Gap In Housing Recovery Goes Along With Blight Levels, which highlighted findings from a study authored by the Land Conservancy’s Frank Ford.

02.06.2017 – The Chronicle Telegram issued an extensive look at the results of the Elyria Property Inventory.

01.29.2017 – The Review published an article on the Land Conservancy’s work with the Columbiana County Park District to create new parkland near the Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail.

01.02.2017 – Frank Ford shared his insights on expedited foreclosures with the Akron Beacon Journal.

A number of news outlets, including com and WCPN picked up Frank’s recent research on demolition numbers and concentrations of blight.