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The Story of the Stonecutter

(adapted from a Chinese fable) Once upon a time, there lived a stonecutter.  His job, all day long, was to hike through the mountains, break off slabs of rock, and carry the slabs back down to the village.  Though stonecutting … Continue reading

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Make New Friends but Keep the Old

Bonding around a campfire, sharing songs and stories, was a great way to kick off the fourth annual weekend for Cadette Girl Scouts.  72 girls, representing 15 different troops, participated in the action packed, educational weekend. Through the course of … Continue reading

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Interview with Ranger Pam Barnes

Park service employees hold a wide variety of positions and expertise.  From law enforcement, to resource management, to administration, to maintenance, to interpretation, everyone has an important role to make the park function.  We’ve interviewed Pam Barnes, one of the … Continue reading

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Why Donors Matter

Donors are an essential part of our All the Rivers Run programming. For more information on how you can help, visit our website HERE.

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Summer Camp Highlights

It’s hard to believe summer camp season has already come and gone.  We had a blast with our kids this year doing everything from outdoor skills to making cheese.  Each week of our summer offered a different themed camp.  Here … Continue reading

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?

Each year, the CVEEC hires a fantastic team of Field Instructor Interns.  They spend the year teaching, learning, and living here in the national park.  Since 1994, more than 150 Field Instructor Interns have spent a year with us, interacting … 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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CVEEC Staff Trivia Match Up

We quizzed you about our intern staff; let’s see how you do with everyone else! Match the staff member to their fun fact. Aaron (NPS Maintenance) Connie (Office Manager) Devin (Kitchen Supervisor) Emily (Program Manager) Heather (NPS Educational Technician) Jen … 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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The Amazing Race Challenge: Akron Public Schools Spring Excursion

For two consecutive years, Akron Public Schools has partnered with Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Conservancy to establish a summer school program focused on environmental education.  Students worked with park rangers, conservancy staff, and C-TAG program specialists to complete an … Continue reading

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