Cleveland Metroparks is pleased to announce a planning meeting on Tuesday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Beachwood Community Center (25325 Fairmont Blvd, Beachwood, OH 44124) to discuss restoration efforts for Acacia Reservation. In December 2012, the 155-acre property became a Cleveland Metroparks reservation after a transfer of ownership from The Conservation Fund, a nonprofit group based in Arlington, VA.Cleveland Metroparks is undertaking a planning process for the ecological restoration of Acacia Reservation. Throughout 2013, staff and volunteers have monitored and performed surveys to determine the habitat, flora and fauna that exist at Acacia. Last fall, consultants from Biohabitats were hired to further explore the ecology of the site and assist with the design and development of the restoration plan. An initial public meeting was conducted last spring and focused on the ecology of the site and the potentials for public use. This second meeting will provide opportunity for the community to hear about the existing conditions of Acacia and to see how the preliminary restoration objectives and public use improvement plans are developing for the park. Brief presentations will give an overview about ecological restoration and how it applies to Acacia Reservation. Come and learn about the ecological restoration in process now at Acacia Reservation.
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