Do you slow down in the fall to admire the eddies and pools on calm water? Study the leaf dams created in a meandering river? All of nature seems to wind-down in the fall.
No more hustle and bustle- gone is that urgency of spring.
|Fall water: the river retreats and slows.|
|Fall is the premiere mushroom viewing season.|
|Nelson's Ledges at the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.|
|How did the canal ways impact mid-America?|
|Study the story of succession: marshes, woods and grasses.|
Do we need prairies?
Join Savage and other expert presenters in examining how current issues impact society and community. You will also have plenty of time for relaxing, hiking, enjoying locally-sourced gourmet meals, and connecting with other passionate learners." *
After reading Candace Savage's book, Prairie: A Natural History, I cannot tell you how excited I am to meet her in person! It is a compelling story of the land.
You'll want to join us for the Ecology and Succession tract. I hope to see you there!
Follow nature's roadmap from the early days of the park, before civilization moved across the fields and streams, to the current and always changing state of the land. Unpack the stories of the Beaver Marsh, the old Coliseum site, and Brecksville Dam, which are some of the many park sites that have been transformed.*
*portions quoted from the Cuyahoga Valley Institute website.