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 »
Tonight's Reggae Concert Postponed Due to Severe Weather Forecast
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.
Did You Know?
During the Great Depression, the "boys of Company 567" of the Civilian Conservation Corps helped shape the landscape that would later become Cuyahoga Valley National Park by constructing buildings, playfields, and a lake, as well as planting over 100 acres of trees.