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    Cuyahoga Valley

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  • Valley Bridle Trail Partial Closure

    A section of the Valley Bridle Trail is closed across from the Brandywine Golf Course. There is no estimate of when this section will be open. Please observe all trail closures. More »

  • Plateau Trail Partial Closure

    The outer loop of the Plateau Trail is closed at the Valley Picnic Area junction for bridge repair. The bridge is now unsafe for pedestrian traffice due to accelerated erosion around the base. More »

  • 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 »

  • Do Not Feed the Waterfowl and Birds!

    Many people enjoy feeding waterfowl and birds, but the effects of this seemingly generous act can be harmful. Regular feeding can cause: unatural behavior, pollution, overcrowding, delayed migration, and poor nutrition and disease.

  • 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 »

Tonight's Reggae Concert Postponed Due to Severe Weather Forecast

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Date: June 12, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Contact: Jared Slanina, Conservancy, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Brecksville, Ohio – Due to the forecast of severe weather, the Music in the Meadow concert scheduled for this evening at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) has been postponed. The band scheduled for tonight, Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band, has rescheduled their performance and will appear next week on Wednesday, June 19, at 6:30 p.m. Concerts are held at Howe Meadow located at 4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264.

The Music in the Meadow concert series is presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, with promotional support from Audio-Technica and Woodsy’s Music. Concerts are cancelled during severe weather. Call 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for an update.

Other Scheduled Music in the Meadow Concerts:

Wednesday, June 26 Sammy De Leon Latin Jazz Orchestra: Salsa, Mambo, Latin Jazz

Wednesday, Jul 10 Boy=Girl: Contemporary Acoustic

Wednesday, July 24 HeartBEAT Afrika: African Drums, Percussion

Wednesday, August 7 Cletus Black Revue: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Pop

Wednesday, August 21 The New Barleycorn: Irish Folk, Celtic

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a nonprofit 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 membership program, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call 330-657-2909.

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.