Bald Eagle Closure in Effect Until July 31, 2014
Returning bald eagles are actively tending to last year's nest within the Pinery Narrows area in CVNP. To protect the eagles from human disturbance, the area surrounding the nest tree will be closed until July 31, 2014. More »
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) Bridge Construction Closures
Rockside and Canal Visitor Center boarding sites will be closed through Apr 27. From Jan 18 - Mar 16, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Brecksville stations. From Mar 22 - Apr, CVSR will operate between Akron Northside and Peninsula. More »
Closure on Fishing Will Remain in Effect for Virginia Kendall Lake
Due to the government shutdown, we were unable to survey the fish community in VK Lake as scheduled. Our survey partners (ODNR) will not be able to get into the lake until early spring of 2014. Therefore, the closure on fishing will remain in effect. More »
August Dinner In The Valley Includes Exceptional Meal And Herding Demonstration
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909, ext. 109
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
PENINSULA, Ohio (Tuesday, August 7, 2012) - The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park continues its monthly Dinner in the Valley dinner series in August with a locally-sourced meal and herding demonstration. Each month, the Conservancy's Dinner in the Valley series features Chef Larkin Rogers, who creates a delightful meal hosted at one of Cuyahoga Valley National Park's extraordinary venues.
On Thursday, August 16, Dinner in the Valley guests will enjoy a delicious meal of lamb and local produce after observing a Border Collie herding demonstration at The Spicy Lamb Farm in Peninsula. The evening's events begin at 6:00 p.m.
Reservations are required and are being taken through Monday, August 13. Call 330-657-2796 ext. 121 for reservations. Children of all ages are welcome. Pricing is $34 for members, $37 for non-members, and $7 for children ages 5-12. Price includes lamb dinner, dessert, beverages and demonstration. Learn more at www.conservancyforcvnp.org.
About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.
Did You Know?
Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".