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 Displays Best Images of Towpath Trail
Contact: Ralph Davila, APR, 330-657-2909 ext. 109
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Peninsula, Ohio (Thursday, November 10, 2011) - The Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society (CVPS) embarked on a year-long endeavor to document life on the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail through the lens of a photographer.The project has produced a visual record of the Towpath Trail that displays the seasonal diversity experienced throughout Northeast Ohio.
The exhibition entitled "Life on the Towpath" will open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 13 and run through Saturday, February 25 at the John F. Seiberling Gallery. The gallery is located at 1403 W. Hines Hill Road, peninsula 44264, within the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park offices.
"The Towpath Trail has been embraced by the Northeast Ohio community and beyond because it offers so many breathtaking sights," said Ed Toerek, president of the Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society. "It was the perfect setting for a year-long contest that has resulted in an astounding collection of photos."
Photographs on display will be from the fall and winter seasons. An exhibit comprised of images from spring and summer will begin following the current exhibit.
The exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Weekend viewings can be set up by appointment.
To learn more about the Life on the Towpath gallery exhibition contact the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park at 330-657-2909 or visit 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.
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Editor's Note: High-resolution photography is available upon request; and members of CVPS are available for interviews during the entire exhibit showing by contacting Ralph Davila at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 330-657-2909 ext. 109.
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".