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February 2018

Cuyahoga Valley Photographic Society: Central Florida Tour

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - March 2 @ 6:00 pm

This event is currently sold out. Please email workshops@cvps.org to be added to the waitlist. Join the Cuyahoga Valley Photo Society for a tour of Central Florida's best bird photography locations with Jim Roetzel and Steve Ash. This photo tour will have two instructional sessions prior to the tour to improve your skills with bird photography, including learning to photograph birds in flight, correctly metering for white birds, best camera and lens settings for bird photography, and creative approaches to…

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March 2018

Weekend for Ambassador & Senior Scouts

March 9 @ 5:30 pm - March 11 @ 2:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264
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Senior Girl Scouts, join us for fun in Ohio's National Park! Spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the First Aid, Locavore, and Dinner Party badges. All programming, meals, and lodging are provided so troop leaders can relax and enjoy the activities with their scouts. Programming will focus on requirements for badges and experiences that emphasize activities taking place in the natural world. Register Today PROGRAM LEADER Kevin is a program coordinator at the…

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Lyceum lecture – Jennifer Pharr Davis, The Inspiration of Creation

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

Spending time in the wilderness nurtures a greater understanding of ourselves and our world. In this program, Jennifer talks about how the trail has challenged, changed, and deepened her understanding of herself. She encourages others to revel in nature and embrace the wonder-filled opportunities that await them. Jennifer Pharr Davis is a hiker, author, speaker, and National Geographic Adventurer of the Year who has covered over 12,000 miles of long distance trails on six different continents. In 2011, Jennifer covered…

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Junior Ranger Jr. Salamander Party

March 10 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$4.00 - $6.00

About Program Salamanders are on the move. Get the lowdown on slimy and sticky eggs. Through science, crafts, and story, learn about amphibians. Location will be emailed upon registration. Ages 4-6. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled programs or completing Junior Ranger activities on their own. Children…

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Alternative Spring Break

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - March 25 @ 2:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$65.00

CVNP’s Alternative Spring Break is a great opportunity for college students to discover Cuyahoga Valley National Park and make a lasting difference through service learning projects! Support the trails, habitat restoration, and recreational programs of CVNP through rewarding volunteer projects. Learn about career opportunities in the park and environmental fields. Explore your park on guided hikes and spend the evening around a campfire. Sleep in a comfortable bed and enjoy hearty, homemade meals at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center. Lodging…

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Junior Ranger Amphibians on the Move

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$4.00 - $6.00

About Program Spring is the time for amphibians to move from the forest to the ponds. Discover why they make this journey. Be prepared to hike and search for amphibians. You will be sent the location by email upon registration. For ages 7-12. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating…

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The Campbell Brothers @ Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

March 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$25.00 - $30.00

This concert is co-sponsored by Tri-C Jazzfest and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The Campbell Brothers present Sacred Steel: African-American gospel music with electric steel guitar and vocal. This tradition emerges from the House of God Keith Dominion Church, where for over sixty years it has been an integral part of worship and a vital, if little known, American tradition. Pedal steel guitarist Chuck Campbell and his lap steel-playing brother Darick are two of the finest in this…

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Dinner in the Valley: Demystifying Superfoods

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stanford House, 6093 Stanford Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$55.00 - $60.00

You’re comfortable with blueberries, kale, and salmon, but what about turmeric, kefir, and chia seeds? Learn more about how to incorporate superfoods into your everyday meal plans, and enjoy a delicious meal packed with nutrients and antioxidants, prepared by Chef Larkin Rogers. 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 diners, and your national park. Gather around a shared table…

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April 2018

Lyceum Lecture – Fran LeMasters: Pollinators, the Nature of Butterflies

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free - $10.00

Butterfly expert Fran LeMasters will give a lecture on the intricate and delicate lives of pollinators and butterflies, specifically Monarch butterflies. Topics of discussion will include the pollinator and butterfly lifecycle and how they adapt to the environment at different stages of development; the chain of the impact of environmental changes on pollinators, butterflies, and humans; the effects of habitat loss on the Monarch population; and cultivating plants which attract pollinators and encourage pollinating activity. Fran LeMasters started a small…

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Weekend for Junior Girl Scouts

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - April 15 @ 1:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264
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Join us for Junior Girl Scouts fun in Ohio's National Park! Spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the First Aid and Geocacher badges. All programming, meals, and lodging are provided so troop leaders can relax and enjoy the activities with their scouts. Programming will focus on requirements for badges and experiences that emphasize activities taking place in the natural world. Register Today PROGRAM LEADER Kevin is a program coordinator at the Education Center…

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