Temporary Bridge Installed at Brandywine Creek
A temporary bridge has been installed over Brandywine Creek and visitors will be able to complete the Brandywine Gorge Trail, during good weather. The bridge may be flooded and impassable during heavy rains. Caution signs are in place. More »
Towpath Trail Closures
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 »
Quick Rd is closed from Akron Peninsula Rd to Pine Hollow Trailhead in Peninsula, from Wednesday, 7/16, for 6 weeks. Detours posted. Hines Hill Rd is closed from Tuesday, 7/29 through Tuesday, 8/12 for resurfacing from I271 to the Boston Township Line. More »
Riverview Road Repaving and Closure
Riverview Rd is being repaved from the Cuyahoga-Summit Cty line to Peninsula through Mon, 9/15.Road is open with single lane closures. Riverview Rd is closed from Boston Mills Rd to the Cuyahoga Cty line starting Mon, 7/14 for for 3 weeks. Detours posted. 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?
Cuyahoga Valley National Park's namesake river flows north and south. The Cuyahoga River begins its 100 mile journey in Geauga County, flows south to Cuyahoga Falls where it turns sharply north and flows through CVNP. American Indians referred to the U-shaped river as Cuyahoga or "crooked river."