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 »
As part of the Conservancy, CVPS sponsors monthly presentations by local, regional, and national photographers as well as workshops, photo walks, and an annual show. See descriptions for location and cost. For more information contact CVPS at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Conservancy at 330-657-2909.
Thursday, March 20
David LaBelle: Timing, Light, and Composition
David LaBelle is an accomplished photographer, editor, teacher, and author. Whether you are a beginner or a salty veteran, David entertains while illustrating and reinforcing the fundamentals of great photography. Free. Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 24
Doug Johnson: Landscape Photography Solutions for High-Contrast Scenes
Professional landscape photographer Doug Johnson explains how to recognize high-contrast scenes where the camera cannot record the dynamic range and presents six realistic solutions.Free. Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m.
Friday through Sunday, May 2 - 4 (reschduled from April 25 - 27)
Landscape Photography Intensive with Doug Johnson
Led by professional landscape photographer Doug Johnson, this workshop will expand your understanding of how to approach landscapes to create images that express depth and visual interest. Includes lectures, demonstrations, field shooting, and critiques. Fee: $460, $395 CVPS members. For more information visit www.cvps.org. To register, call 330-657-2909 ext. 100 or click on Events at www.conservancyforcvnp.org.
Thursday, May 15
Susan Onysko: Getting the Most from Your Travel Photography
Travel photographer Susan Onysko shares tips and tricks for framing, capturing, and processing travel photos, including insights regarding the use of natural light and/or flash. Free. Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m.