Search for Missing Woman Hillary K. Sharma Continues in Park, 8-26-2014
Paddlers on the Cuyahoga R. are asked to report any out-of-the-ordinary items that they might see along the river between the Village of Boston and Station Rd in Brecksville. Sharma is 5’3”, 120 lbs, br hair/eyes. Have info? Call 440-546-5945. More »
Towpath Trail Closure
Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. More »
Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure. Plateau Trail Bridge, north of Valley Picnic Area is closed. No detours. Plateau & Oak Hill trails are open. More »
Riverview Road Repaving
Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15. Road is open but there are still delays due to construction. Allow extra time. More »
Upcoming Webinars Address Online Presence Management
Contact: Heather Roszczyk, Countryside Conservancy, 330-657-2542 x 225
Countryside Conservancy announces the next in the free series of webinars designed to bolster the businesses of specialty crop growers across Ohio.
Managing Your Online Content will be presented on Tuesday, September 10, from 1 to 2 p.m. This webinar is designed to help farmers and producers increase their brand awareness to gain additional business. Rachel Tayse Baillieul, author of the popular Harmonious Homestead website and blog, will guide attendees through choosing appropriate content for and maintaining a website and creating and sustaining a blog. To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8695969647011136000.
Social Media Savvy will be presented on Tuesday, September 24, from 1 to 2 p.m. Social media can be an effective tool for building relationships with customers and driving traffic to your farm or business. Tracy Emrick of Countryside Conservancy will give an overview of popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and explain how to create and effectively manage your social media presence. To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7590427197957009664.
These classes are financed in part through a grant from the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the State of Ohio and the United States Department of Agriculture under the provisions of the Specialty Crop Block Grant.
About Countryside Conservancy
Countryside Conservancy advances the vision of a Northeast Ohio filled with thriving farming and food entrepreneurs: where farms are viable businesses, farmland is a treasured resource, and local food is commonplace. Countryside Conservancy supports up-and-coming farmers, shares innovative land-use and business models, facilitates networking opportunities, and advocates community-based agriculture. They connect communities and farmers, provide alternate market choices, and create venues that foster civic engagement through fun and informal education. For more information, go to www.cvcountryside.org.
Did You Know?
The Ohio & Erie Canal, which runs through Cuyahoga Valley National Park, was a 308-mile waterway connecting Lake Erie to the Ohio River. This transportation route, which influenced local and national prosperity, was dug entirely by hand by mostly German and Irish immigrants.