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 »
Multiple Days: 09/07/2012, 09/29/2012, 10/19/2012Location: Varies. See Description. Fee Information: Varies. See Description. Contact Name: Conservancy for CVNP Contact Email: www.conservancyforcvnp.org Contact Phone Number: 330-657-2796 ext.100
Families are invited to explore historic farm properties in the Cuyahoga Valley and learn about local foods, sustainable agriculture, and farming history. These programs are part of a collaborative effort between Hale Farm & Village, the Countryside Conservancy, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and the National Park Service.
Friday through Saturday, September 7 - 8
Family Farm Retreat and Campout
Enjoy a relaxing overnight stay at the historic Stanford House or pitch tents at nearby campsites. The program includes shopping the Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow and a visit to Hale Farm & Village, where we will prepare and eat a lunch made from local foods and participate in farm and garden activities. Fee: $100 adults/$90 partner members; $60 children ages 4 - 11/$50 partner members; or $285 for a family of four (includes programming, market tokens, lodging, and meals). Stanford House, Friday 5 p.m. to Saturday 4 p.m.
For more information and to register by September 3, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.
Saturday, September 29
Stone Soup Mystery Meal
Gather ingredients from the Countryside Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow, travel to Hale Farm & Village, prepare a delectable soup and salad around a campfire, and re-enact the traditional tale of Stone Soup. Then it's time to eat! Fee: $17 adults, $15 for partner members, and $7 children ages 4 - 11. Price includes market tokens. Howe Meadow, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
For more information and to register by September 21, call 330-657-2796 ext.100.
Friday through Sunday, October 19 - 21
All Things Mushroom Weekend
Spend a weekend in CVNP at the beautifully renovated Stanford House learning about mushroom ecology and identification. Join fellow mushroom lovers and follow a local expert into the field on a mushroom foray at the Bath Nature Preserve, listen to lectures on the fascinating world of mushrooms, and dine on delectable mushroom dishes. Fee: $160 per person includes lodging for two nights, meals, and instruction. Stanford House, Friday 6 p.m. to Sunday noon.
For more information and to register, call 330-657-2796 ext. 100 or visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.