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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Valley Bridle Trail Partial Closure

    A section of the Valley Bridle Trail is closed across from the Brandywine Golf Course. There is no estimate of when this section will be open. Please observe all trail closures. More »

  • Plateau Trail Partial Closure

    The outer loop of the Plateau Trail is closed at the Valley Picnic Area junction for bridge repair. The bridge is now unsafe for pedestrian traffice due to accelerated erosion around the base. More »

  • 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 »

  • Do Not Feed the Waterfowl and Birds!

    Many people enjoy feeding waterfowl and birds, but the effects of this seemingly generous act can be harmful. Regular feeding can cause: unatural behavior, pollution, overcrowding, delayed migration, and poor nutrition and disease.

  • 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 »

Cub Scout Webelos Weekend In October Hosted By Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Date: September 12, 2012
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Conservancy For Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA, Ohio (Thursday, September 12, 2012) - Give your Webelo scouts the opportunity to learn about the environment, make new friends, and explore Cuyahoga Valley National Park this fall! Scout packs will fulfill requirements for the Geology and Forester badges, as well as belt loop selections of Geology, Language and Culture, Map and Compass, and Wildlife Conservation. Staff-led evening activities include a night hike and campfire. Tent camping option is also available. Space is limited, so call or email to register soon!

PROGRAM DETAILS
WHEN: Friday, October 5, 6:00 p.m. through Sunday, October 7, 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Educational Center, Peninsula, Ohio

COST: $95 per scout, $50 per chaperone (includes programming, meals, snacks and lodging)

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration required - call (330) 657-2796 ext. 100 or email info@forcvnp.org. All packs must meet requirements for the adult-to-scout ratio and chaperone overnight training.

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a membership-based, 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.

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Did You Know?

Dragonfly image by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Dragonflies and damselflies look almost alike while flying. However, if you wait until they land, dragonflies lay their wings to the side while damselflies lay them back and above their bodies.