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  • Towpath Trail Closures

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  • Road Closures

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  • Riverview Road Repaving and Closure

    Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. More »

Public Meetings for Draft White-tailed Deer Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement

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Date: July 30, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, (440) 546-5995, (440) 343-7355

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service (NPS) published a Notice of Availability of the Draft White-tailed Deer Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a 60-day public review and comment period, beginning July 26, 2013 and ending September 24, 2013.

Public open house meetings will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. or from 6 to 8 p.m. All media are invited for interviews and questions beginning one hour prior to the public open house meetings. All meetings will be held at Happy Days Lodge, 500 W. Streetsboro Road (State Route 303), 1-mile west of State Route 8, Peninsula, Ohio 44264.

The Draft White-tailed Deer Management Plan/ Environmental Impact Statement is currently available for public review and comment. Digital copies are available for download from the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) web site at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/cuvadeerplan. You may provide comments through this PEPC site (preferred); at the public open house or by mail to:

Superintendent
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
15610 Vaughn Road
Brecksville, OH 44141
Attn: Deer Management Plan

For additional questions, please contact Lisa Petit, PhD, Chief, Resource Management at 440-546-5970 or e-mail us.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.

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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.