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 »
Solaris Wind Quintet Wraps Up Music By Nature Summer Concert Series
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) - Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park wrap up this summer's Music by Nature concert series with a performance by Solaris Wind Quintet on Sunday, August 5.
Solaris Wind Quintet formed in 1976 as ensemble-in-residence at the University of Akron. Since then, Solaris has established a reputation as one of the foremost woodwind quintets in the United States. The ensemble performs an innovative program with sparkling personality.
The August 5th concert will be held at 6:30 pm in the comfortable, air-conditioned Happy Days Lodge in Peninsula. Grounds open at 5:00 pm and patrons are encouraged to picnic before the concert and enjoy the beautiful venue in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. A dessert reception follows the performance where patrons can mingle with the musicians.
For tickets and information, call 330-657-2909. Concert tickets are $20 ($17 for Conservancy members). Free parking is available.
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?
American Indians in the Cuyahoga Valley were influenced by the Hopewell Culture, which created large mound complexes in central Ohio from 100 B.C. – A.D. 500? In the Cuyahoga Valley, American Indians built small mounds rather than large ceremonial centers.