Aurora gets $32,000 for watershed
AURORA - The city of Aurora is getting $32,000 from the
Ohio Department of Natural Resources to conduct an extensive
study of the Walden watershed.
The grant will enable the city to avoid the use of rocks
or riprap to control erosion along the streams in western
Instead, the city will look at using natural means to
limit erosion and flooding in the streams that flow into
Tinkers Creek, a tributary of the Cuyahoga River.
The grant is one of seven totaling $884,220 in federal
funds from the Great Lakes Coastal Restoration Grant program.
The Medina County Park District, along with park districts
in Erie, Sandusky and Lorain counties, is getting $120,000
to map coastal lands and watersheds that empty into Lake