News About the Merriman Valley (Theiss Road) Property

Developers' proposed plans for Merriman Valley (Theiss Road) property: 

https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2020/09/18/akron-sells-merriman-valley-property-new-housing-development/5818904002/

Akron Requests Proposals for New Housing Development: 

https://www.cleveland.com/akron/2020/08/akron-requests-proposals-for-housing-development-in-merriman-valley.html

 

City of Akron Press Release about New Housing Development: 

https://www.akronohio.gov/cms/news/2eea76b66aaa0c17/index.html

 

Opinions and Editorials Opposing Merriman Valley Development

www.beaconjournal.com/story/opinion/editorials/2021/04/18/editorial-akron-should-sell-theiss-road-land-conservation-group/7238988002/

www.akron.com/articles/highland-square-reader-wants-theiss-woods-preserved-as-carbon-trap/

www.beaconjournal.com/story/opinion/columns/2020/10/25/akron-theiss-hardy-43-acre-parcel-land-cuyahoga-valley-national-park/6033466002/

https://www.crainscleveland.com/letters-editor/letter-editor-halt-merriman-valley-development-until-public-master-planning-done

https://www.crainscleveland.com/letters-editor/letter-editor-sale-merriman-valley-land-has-consequences

https://www.mytownneo.com/story/opinion/2020/10/11/letter-opposes-proposed-merriman-valley-development/5918283002/

https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/opinion/2020/10/31/reader-says-akron-tax-abatement-raises-questions-health-care-all/6064905002/

https://www.akron.com/articles/west-akron-man-opposes-proposed-merriman-valley-housing-development/

Other Conservation Resources

A vision and framework for sustainable NE Ohio 2040: 

https://vibrantneo.org/

Summit County's section:

https://vibrantneo.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/SummitCounty-Report_102315.pdf

 

Cuyahoga River Areas of Concern (AOC) Report:  

https://www.epa.gov/great-lakes-aocs/cuyahoga-river-aoc

Cuyahoga River Restoration Project Project: 

https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/local/2020/06/26/cuyahoga-river-restoration-project-planned/42263707/

 

About the Western Reserve Land Conservancy: https://www.wrlandconservancy.org/whatwedo/naturalfeatures/

About West Creek Conservancy:

https://westcreek.org/

Merriman Valley Business Report: 

https://www.greatstreetsakron.com/sites/default/files/editor/Merriman%20Valley%20Dashboard.pdf

A Local Conservation Success Story:

https://www.cleveland.com/community/2020/10/middleburg-heights-will-create-15-acre-baldwin-creek-preserve-nature-park.html