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April 2018

Dinner in the Valley: From Senegal to Savannah — How African Food Traditions Shaped American Cuisine

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston Township Hall, 1775 Main Street
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Before becoming staples in North America, many foods made their way across the ocean via the transatlantic slave route between the 16th and 19th centuries. Fresh from penning the African American Heritage Cookbook, highlighting African-American heritage foodways, Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a meal featuring authentic African-American recipes from the 1700 - 1800's. The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares it, your fellow…

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Invasive Plant Removal Drop-In – April 26

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Address will be sent via email Peninsula, OH 44313 United States
Free

Looking for a way to make a difference in Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Join us for our invasive plant removal drop-in on Thursday, April 26 to improve habitat for native plants and wildlife! Invasive species overcrowd native species, making it difficult for them to thrive, which in turn affects the wildlife in the ecosystem. Your efforts will help improve soil quality, restore native plants, and create better habitat for native wildlife. Drop-ins are a great opportunity for both first-time volunteers and…

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Lyceum Lecture – Doug Tallamy: Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free - $10.00

Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home Specialized relationships between animals and plants are the norm in nature rather than the exception. It is specialized relationships that provide our birds with insects and berries, that disperse our bloodroot seeds, that pollinate our goldenrod, and so on. Plants that evolved in concert with local animals provide for their needs better than plants that evolved elsewhere. Tallamy will explain why this is so, why specialized food relationships determine the stability and complexity of the…

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May 2018

Cub Scout Weekend

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - May 6 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264
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Cub Scouts join us for fun in Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to pursue activities for Tigers, Wolves, Bears, and Webelos, and earn the National Park Resource Stewardship Scout Ranger certificate and patch. Register Today PROGRAM LEADER Kevin is a program coordinator at the Education Center where he focuses on developing summer, scout, and special weekend programs. He spends all year brainstorming fun adventures, games, and other ideas to make your child’s…

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Invasive Plant Removal Drop-In – May 10

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Address will be sent via email Peninsula, OH 44313 United States
Free

Looking for a way to make a difference in Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Join us for our invasive plant removal drop-in on Thursday, May 10 to improve habitat for native plants and wildlife! Invasive species overcrowd native species, making it difficult for them to thrive, which in turn affects the wildlife in the ecosystem. Your efforts will help improve soil quality, restore native plants, and create better habitat for native wildlife. Drop-ins are a great opportunity for both first-time volunteers and…

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Women in the Wild: Mother’s Day Retreat

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - May 12 @ 4:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$90.00 - $95.00

Join us for a for a Mother’s Day weekend retreat that you won’t soon forget.  Arrive on the private campus of the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to spend a gorgeous spring Friday and Saturday in CVNP.  Come hike the amazing trails of the Environmental Education Center, enjoy handcrafted creations from our culinary team, connect with other women from around the area, and spend time with your loved ones with your national park as the backdrop. Our staff will be…

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Dinner in the Valley: Wild Edible Feast

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$30.00 - $60.00

Join us for our second annual celebration of foods that grow wild in the forests of Northeast Ohio! Our team will lead a short hike before dinner, where you'll learn about native edible plants and fungi. After the hike, Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a meal highlighting the bounty of the forests. The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares it, your fellow…

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Invasive Plant Removal Drop-In – May 24

May 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Address will be sent via email Peninsula, OH 44313 United States
Free

Looking for a way to make a difference in Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Join us for our invasive plant removal drop-in on Thursday, May 24 to improve habitat for native plants and wildlife! Invasive species overcrowd native species, making it difficult for them to thrive, which in turn affects the wildlife in the ecosystem. Your efforts will help improve soil quality, restore native plants, and create better habitat for native wildlife. Drop-ins are a great opportunity for both first-time volunteers and…

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June 2018

Carlos Jones and the PLUS Band @ Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

            Roots, rock, and reggae, performed by one of northeast Ohio’s most popular bands. Their repertoire includes original compositions, reggae and pop covers, and traditional Rastafarian Nyabinghi drum chants.             Carlos performs authentic roots reggae with the help of Peter Platten on keyboards and vocals, Cholly-O on bass, Will Douglas on drums, Ghani Harris and Max Eger on guitar, Roy Isaacs and Curt Johnson on percussion, and George Gordon on tambourine.             The group has earned a reputation as a solid, unique, and entertaining act…

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Invasive Plant Removal Drop-In – June 14

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Address will be sent via email Peninsula, OH 44313 United States
Free

Looking for a way to make a difference in Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Join us for our invasive plant removal drop-in on Thursday, June 14 to improve habitat for native plants and wildlife! Invasive species overcrowd native species, making it difficult for them to thrive, which in turn affects the wildlife in the ecosystem. Your efforts will help improve soil quality, restore native plants, and create better habitat for native wildlife. Drop-ins are a great opportunity for both first-time volunteers and…

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