Featured Projects

Memorial Tree Trail

Memorial Tree Trail

A dedication tree planting ceremony was held on Tuesday, June 5, to kickoff a new project for ECCD: a Memorial Tree Trail to serve as an educational tool for visitors to Headwaters Park and an opportunity for residents to memorialize or honor loved ones.

Don't Give Up the Drip Rain Barrel Project

Don't Give Up the Drip Rain Barrel Project

A community art and environmental project focusing on rain water and rain barrels. The District, in partnership with Environment Erie, has commissioned Erie County artists to design and create 51 rain barrels to be displayed throughout the 2016 summer/fall season.

Headwaters Park Master Site Plan

Headwaters Park Master Site Plan

For many years, Headwaters Park has been a haven to those interested in enjoying nature. Tucked away within Bundy Industrial Park, the 70 acre Park is home to four unique habitats: meadows, stream, forest, and wetland. These diverse habitats are imperative to the health of the region and the species that live within them. Part of our care of the Park includes forward-thinking plans, leading to the creation of our Master Site Plan.

Trout Run and Godfrey Run Watershed Implementation Plan

Trout Run and Godfrey Run Watershed Implementation Plan

The primary goal of these projects is to reduce nutrient loading to attain overall water quality improvements within the Trout Run and Godfrey Run watersheds through the implementation of various Best Management Practices (BMPs). 

Cascade Creek Frontier Park Project

Cascade Creek Frontier Park Project

The Cascade Creek project is a cooperative effort between the City of Erie, the Erie County Conservation District, SONS of Lake Erie, PA Sea Grant, and Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier (LEAF) Park.