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 »
First Annual Music Camp By Nature Celebrates Finale With Festival Of Community Bands
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
PENINSULA, Ohio (July 31, 2012) - The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is hosting its first annual adult band camp, Music Camp by Nature, this summer. The music camp is providing 46 participants the unique opportunity to hone their musical talents with 14 clinicians in a beautiful national park setting.
Music Camp by Nature ends on Wednesday, August 1, with a Festival of Community Bands at Happy Days Lodge in Peninsula. Enjoy the final Concert Band performance by music camp participants, as well as performances by other regional community bands, including Canal Fulton, Medina and Western Reserve Academy. The Festival concerts begin at 6:00 p.m.
The concerts are free and open to the public. Happy Days Lodge is located at 500 West Streetsboro Road, Peninsula. Visit our website for additional information about Music Camp by Nature and Happy Days Lodge.
About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National ParkThe 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?
November is the time to be on the lookout for bald eagles performing aerial courtship displays. Once eagles have selected each other, they plunge through the air in very high dives, locking their talons and breaking apart just when it looks as though they will crash to the ground.