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 »
Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society Announces Fall Workshop
Contact: Ralph J. Davila, APR, 330-657-2909 ext. 109
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Peninsula, Ohio (Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011) - As part of the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society (CVPS) sponsors monthly presentations by local, regional and national photographers, as well as workshops, photo walks and an annual show.
CVPS will be holding a photo workshop taught by Larry and Donna Ulrich, from Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 20 - 23, 2011 at Hines Hill Conference Center, located at 1403 West Hines Hill Rd. in Peninsula. Larry is a master photographer and teacher with deep knowledge of editing, digital re-mastering and printing techniques.
The schedule includes field shooting sessions, classroom sessions, group discussions, critiques, demos of printing and Photoshop instruction.
Participants can expect to learn what makes a good photograph and topics will include: exploration of techniques for finding photos out in the field, the use of light in composition, and using Photoshop as part of the creative process. Larry and Donna will help students bring light, composition and creativity together to make better photos!
The fee is $450, $395 CVPS members. Fee does not include meals, lodging, or transportation.
Additional information about the workshop format, content and schedule are available online at www.cvps.org. For more information contact CVPS at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Conservancy at (330) 657-2909.
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.
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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".