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Countryside Conservancy at Howe Meadow

Nothing gets me more excited about the Spring and Summertime than farmers’ markets. Saturday was the opening season of Countryside Conservancy’s Farmers’ Market at Howe Meadow. 326 more words

Life Experiences

Saturday, April 15: Hemlock to Bridle to Egbert to Buckeye Loops Trail, Bedford Reservation

The temperature in Cleveland has been warm, and the weather has been beautiful! For the long weekend (for some of us) we planned to do a bit of a longer hike. 537 more words

Cleveland Metroparks

Old Carriage Trail, Pt. 2

Well, it took over a month, but I finally built up enough stamina — and had a whole day free — to return to the… 568 more words

Hiking Goals

Wading Into the Wetmore Trails

When I sat down with maps to discover all the trails in the CVNP that I had not yet explored, I found a cluster of four or five all somehow connected to the Wetmore Trailhead. 464 more words

Hiking Goals

A Friend at Furnace Run

As most of the trails I have left to hike in the CVNP are either longer or of greater difficulty (or both!), I’m getting to the point where I have very few trails left that I feel comfortable tackling solo. 383 more words


Ancient rite of spring

For wildlife, springtime is usually when family life begins. The hard winter is nearly gone, spring’s warmth is moving in, and the hope of a summer plentiful with food is ahead; so it is with the Great Blue Herons. 91 more words

The hike was a wise choice

I had been told there was a Screech Owl resident within sight of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s (CVNP) Towpath Trail. I’ve heard about the bird for at least a couple of years. 308 more words