Tag Archives: Northeast Ohio

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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WHERE ARE THEY NOW? (Vol. II)

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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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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White Pines Dorm’s Makeover

For the last few months, when walking through White Pines campus, mixed amongst the summer sounds of birds and insects, you also heard sounds of hammers and saws.  Bright orange signs stating, “Men working,” adorned the front lawn as the … 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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Girl Scouts at the CVEEC

Over 100 Girl Scouts and their troop leaders joined us for our two annual spring scouting weekends.  With warm spring sunshine and green leaves sprouting everywhere, the weather could not have been more perfect.  Girls delved into hands-on badge work … Continue reading

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