PRESS RELEASES

For media inquiries or to be added to the Conservancy press release contact list, please contact Alexis Korczynski, Director of marketing, at akorczynski@forcvnp.org

 

Winona LaDuke Joins Conservancy for Virtual Conversation on World Water Day
March 16, 2021

On Monday, March 22, World Water Day, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park invites the public to participate in a virtual presentation and conversation with renowned author and leading activist Winona LaDuke. The virtual event takes place at 7 p.m. and will be hosted through Zoom. Read More  

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Announces New Bridle Trail Fund
February 18, 2021

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the official friends group and philanthropic partner for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), is thrilled to announce the creation of a new trails restoration fund: The Cuyahoga Valley Bridle Trail Fund. Read More  

2020 Press Releases

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Launches “Crooked River Reads” and “Cuyahoga Connections” Environmental Series
December 8, 2020

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park has launched two new series intended to connect both adults and youth with Northeast Ohio’s National Park: Crooked River Reads, a Distinguished Author Series, and Cuyahoga Connections, a monthly youth challenge. Read More  

Rock Your Holiday Shopping and Support Cuyahoga Valley National Park
November 17, 2020

Knock your holiday shopping out of the park this year with one-of-a-kind gifts that support small businesses, local artists and Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) programs by shopping with the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the official nonprofit friends group of CVNP. Read More  

Conservancy Gifts $97,100 to Cuyahoga Valley National Park for Trail Maintenance
June 25, 2020

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park has gifted $97,100 to Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) to be used for trail maintenance this summer. These funds, raised throughout 2019 specifically for trail maintenance, allowed CVNP to hire two seasonal employees dedicated to trail maintenance as well as purchase trail rigging tools and a compact tractor. Read More 

Pop-Up Weddings in the Park: Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Haus of Cool Say “I Do”
May 19, 2020

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Haus of Cool, LLC, have teamed up to provide a safe, stress-free option for couples to say “I do” in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) during the current COVID-19 crisis while celebrating with groups of ten people or less. Read More 

Subaru “Share the Love” Event Generates Over $30,000 in Donations to Conservancy
April 29, 2020

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is pleased to accept $30,875 in total donations from the 2019 Subaru “Share the Love” event. Read More 

Play, Learn,Craft and Cook with the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park During Stay at Home Orders
April 2, 2020

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park has unveiled a new resource page for fans of Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP). Whether the park is in your backyard or across the country, each of these activities will help you stay connected to Ohio’s national park without leaving your home. Categories include Educational Resources, DIY Crafts and Activities, Recipes and Games. Read More 

Enjoy Summer Camp in a National Park – It’s Closer Than You Think!

March 3, 2020

The Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center (CVEEC), comanaged by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, is gearing up for another great summer with the return of Junior Ranger Summer Day Camp and Crooked River Exploration Camp! Read More 

Crooked River Exploration Camp Honored by American Camping Association, Ohio Board with “Program Excellence” Award
February 11, 2020

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation (OBCDC) are proud to accept the American Camping Association (ACA), Ohio Board’s “Program Excellence” award for their Crooked River Exploration Camp. Read More 

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park Chief Development Officer John P. Debo, Jr. Retires after 10 Years of Service
January 23, 2020

John P. Debo, Jr., has retired from his role as Chief Development Officer after serving 10 years with the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Prior to his tenure at the Conservancy, Debo worked for the National Park Service for 33 years, with 21 years as Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) Superintendent. Read More

2019 Press Releases

Sheryl Hoffman Named New Chief Development Officer of the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
December 12, 2019

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is pleased to announce that Sheryl L. Hoffman has been hired as the new Chief Development Officer. She is replacing John P. Debo Jr., who is retiring on January 3. Read More

Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park unveil new Boston Mill Visitor Center
October 22, 2019

The U.S. National Park Service (NPS) and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park are proud to unveil the new Boston Mill Visitor Center this October, marking the first centralized location where park visitors can orient themselves, discover what Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) has to offer, and begin their experience. Read More >

CONSERVANCY FOR CUYAHOGA VALLEY NATIONAL PARK WILL PURCHASE BRANDYWINE GOLF COURSE
October 3, 2019

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the former Brandywine Golf Course, located in the Village of Peninsula, with the intent to convert it to park land. The course has been closed since 2018 and has been on the market for several months, leading to speculation that the land might be sold for development. Read More >

Subaru “Share the Love” Event Generates Over $19,000 in Donations to Conservancy 
April 16, 2019

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park received $19,356 in total donations from the 2018 Subaru “Share the Love” event. This includes $16,856 in donations from Subaru of America and an additional contribution of $2,500 from the Conservancy’s partner retailer, Cascade Subaru. Read More >