Euclid Escarpment Run Natural Setting

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Provides reasons for restoring urban streams in Euclid OH, an inner ring suburb of Cleveland OH. Describes the nature of small Lake Erie tributaries east of Cleveland, called "Escarpment Runs." These streams drain the face of the Portage Escarpment. Describes Escarpment Ravines and buried Lake Plain Corridors. Links with other Bluestone Heights slideshare presentations on urban stream restoration in Euclid, OH.

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Euclid Escarpment Run Natural Setting

  1. 1. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams The Nature of Euclid’s Escarpment Runs Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  2. 2. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors The Nature of Euclid’s Escarpment Runs Portage Escarpment Ravines Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  3. 3. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Euclid’s escarpment runs are small streams that drain the face of the Portage Escarpment to Lake Erie. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  4. 4. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Euclid’s escarpment runs are small streams that drain the face of the Portage Escarpment to Lake Erie. Most are buried in the urban fabric Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  5. 5. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Euclid’s escarpment runs are small streams that drain the face of the Portage Escarpment to Lake Erie. Most are buried in the urban fabric They are, nevertheless, important for the health of our city and Lake Erie. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  6. 6. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Euclid’s escarpment runs are small streams that drain the face of the Portage Escarpment to Lake Erie. Most are buried in the urban fabric They are, nevertheless, important for the health of our city and Lake Erie. If we comprehend the basic nature of the streams ... Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  7. 7. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Euclid’s escarpment runs are small streams that drain the face of the Portage Escarpment to Lake Erie. Most are buried in the urban fabric They are, nevertheless, important for the health of our city and Lake Erie. If we comprehend the basic nature of the streams ... we can devise elementary means to recover their health. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  8. 8. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Let’s learn two parts to escarpment run nature: Escarpment Ravines Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  9. 9. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Let’s learn two parts to escarpment run nature: Escarpment Ravines and Lake Plain Corridors Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  10. 10. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Escarpment Ravines Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  11. 11. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Escarpment Ravines The escarpment runs have carved deep ravines into the face of the Portage Escarpment. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  12. 12. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Escarpment Ravines The escarpment runs have carved deep ravines into the face of the Portage Escarpment. Narrow and steep, the ravines have remained "unbuilt." Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  13. 13. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Escarpment Ravines The escarpment runs have carved deep ravines into the face of the Portage Escarpment. Narrow and steep, the ravines have remained "unbuilt." The escarpment ravines thus constitute some of Euclid's more important green spaces. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  14. 14. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Escarpment Ravines The escarpment runs have carved deep ravines into the face of the Portage Escarpment. Narrow and steep, the ravines have remained "unbuilt." The escarpment ravines thus constitute some of Euclid's more important green spaces. They can be preserved easily. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  15. 15. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  16. 16. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors On the lake plain, the escarpment runs cut small channels to reach Lake Erie. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  17. 17. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors On the lake plain, the escarpment runs cut small channels to reach Lake Erie. A century ago, we buried the channels. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  18. 18. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors On the lake plain, the escarpment runs cut small channels to reach Lake Erie. A century ago, we buried the channels. Lake plain courses are now forgotten. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  19. 19. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors On the lake plain, the escarpment runs cut small channels to reach Lake Erie. A century ago, we buried the channels. Lake plain courses are now forgotten. Nevertheless, surface corridors still trace across our neighborhoods. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  20. 20. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Lake Plain Corridors On the lake plain, the escarpment runs cut small channels to reach Lake Erie. A century ago, we buried the channels. Lake plain courses are now forgotten. Nevertheless, surface corridors still trace across our neighborhoods. Greening the corridors is one means to save our escarpment runs. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  21. 21. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Recovering Escarpment Runs Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  22. 22. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Recovering Escarpment Runs Buried under the built environment, Euclid’s escarpment runs are obscure. Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  23. 23. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Recovering Escarpment Runs Buried under the built environment, Euclid’s escarpment runs are obscure. The runs have two landscape courses: Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  24. 24. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Recovering Escarpment Runs Buried under the built environment, Euclid’s escarpment runs are obscure. The runs have two landscape courses: Escarpment ravines Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  25. 25. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Recovering Escarpment Runs Buried under the built environment, Euclid’s escarpment runs are obscure. The runs have two landscape courses: Escarpment ravines Lake Plain corridors Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  26. 26. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams Recovering Escarpment Runs Buried under the built environment, Euclid’s escarpment runs are obscure. The runs have two landscape courses: Escarpment ravines Lake Plain corridors We can devise healthy recoveries for each type of course ... Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  27. 27. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams We can create Escarpment Ravine Preserves Go to Escarpment Ravine Preserve programs Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights
  28. 28. Gilchrist Harbor With healthy, vibrant streams We can create Escarpment Ravine Preserves Go to Escarpment Ravine Preserve programs We can build Lake Plain Green Corridors Go to Lake Plain Green Corridor programs Google Earth USGS LiDAR railsandtrails.com © 2013 Bluestone Heights

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