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 »
Registration Now Open For Popular Northeast Ohio Running Series
Contact: jared Slanina, Communications Specialist, 330-657-2909 ext. 136
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
PENINSULA, Ohio (Wednesday, August 15, 2012) - Registration is now open for the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park's annual Fall Running Series. The Conservancy's Fall Running Series allows participants to experience the colorful fall landscape of Cuyahoga Valley National Park each week in October. Timed races will occur each Tuesday with non-competitive runs being held the following Wednesday. A "Full Moon Run" will also be held on Sunday, October 29.
The Fall Running Series will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2 at the Octagon Shelter, located at 801 Truxell Road in Peninsula.
"This is a truly unique event for runners. Each week, we announce a special "twist" just minutes prior to the beginning of each race," said Fall Running Series founder and Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Finance Committee Chairman Guy Gadomski. "You can feel the excitement build among the runners as they scramble to come up with the best strategy right before hitting the trail."
For complete details and to register please call (330) 657-2909 ext. 136 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org/experience/outdoor/running.
About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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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.