Tag Archives: Biodiversity

End of the Internship Reflection

As we approached the last week of our 2013-2014 resident programs, we asked our intern staff to reflect back on the year.  Here is what they had to say: MADDIE: Any advice for future interns? Take advantage of the park, … Continue reading

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Owl Banding on Kelleys Island

Spotting a bald eagle in the parking lot of the ferry dock sure seemed like a good omen for the owl banding adventure.  And it was; that bald eagle was just the beginning. Last weekend, our field instructor interns, along … Continue reading

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AN AWESOME WEEK

St Hilary Grade School joined us this week for our All the Rivers Run resident program.  With perfect weather, wonderful smiles, and awesome sightings of biodiversity, we could not have asked for a better week.  Here are some of the … Continue reading

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End of the Year Reflections

With just one week left of the 2012-2013 Resident Program, we took a minute to reflect back on the year.  The following are interviews with our Field Instructor Intern Staff; what did they learn from their year at the CVEEC, … Continue reading

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Salamander Crossing

If you’ve never seen a salamander, explore under logs, rocks, and leaf litter; they’re everywhere.  The most common species of salamanders found at the CVEEC are the Redback Salamander (Plethodon cinereus), Spotted Salamander (Ambystoma maculatum), Jefferson Salamander (Ambystoma jeffersonianum), Dusky … Continue reading

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New Lichen Identified in CVNP

Hey, are you algae?  Because I’m a fungi and I’m lichen you! What is lichen, you ask? It is a composite organism; an alga and a fungus living together in a symbiotic relationship.  The algae are able to photosynthesize while … Continue reading

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All the Rivers Run- Level I

While we’ve shared many of our special events here on the blog, we haven’t really explained in detail what happens here during a typical week.  From late August through May, each week we host middle school students for our All … Continue reading

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Summit County Record

Teaching here at the CVEEC definitely requires one to have a fair amount of natural history knowledge.  Personally, I’ve learned volumes about the biodiversity of Northeast Ohio in the three years I’ve worked at the center; I’m sure my coworkers … Continue reading

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