Peninsula, OH - Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association, Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Old Trail School on Saturday, February 28, 2009 for the second annual Blue Heron Day Celebration.The event will highlight the important mission we have to protect and preserve Cuyahoga Valley National Park while educating future generations about the Blue Heron, and environmental and habitat protection.
The Blue Heron Day Celebration runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Old Trail School located at 2315 Ira Rd. in Bath.
Blue Heron Day begins with a pancake breakfast, sponsored by Bob Evans, and served by Old Trail School fourth graders until noon. Various stations featuring local vendors and kids crafts will be on hand for guest to learn about herons and their habitat. Guest can also visit the Bath Road Heronry by hiking or taking a complimentary shuttle provided by Cascade Auto Group Subaru.
Advanced sale tickets are available by calling 1-800-642-3297 ext. 100 until Monday February 23 or they can be purchased at the door.
Advance – Adults $6, children 6-12 years old - $4
At the Door – Adults $8, children 6-12 years old - $6
Children 5 and under – Free
Special thanks to our sponsors Blue Heron Dentistry, Cascade Auto Group Subaru, Bob Evans, and Bath Country Journal. We would also like to thank Main Street Gourmet, Krieger's Health Foods Market, Good Nature Organic Lawn Care, Wild Bird Center of Hudson, and Wild Birds Unlimited of Akron for their generous support of this event.
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association is a non-profit 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 CVNPA and its programs, call (330) 657-2909.
Old Trail School is an independent, coeducational day school for toddler through grade eight. Located within Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Bath, Ohio, the school offers a personal, nurturing and academically challenging liberal arts program to students that emphasizes excellence in academics, athletics and the arts.
CVNP covers 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 www.dayinthevalley.com or call (216)524-1497 or (800)445-9667.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Jocelyn Buckey
330-657-2909 ext. 106