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New head of CVNP promises changes
Stan Austin looks at mountain bikes and diversity in the park
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR


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Cuyahoga Valley National Park superintendent Stan Austin is gradually getting to know the 33,000 acre park. He took over in September.
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Stan Austin previously managed the Glen Canyon and Yosemite National Parks out West.  But as the new superintendent of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, he says he’s falling in love with Ohio.

Austin is getting to know the 33,000 acre park, and thinking about what changes he’d like to make, from allowing mountain bike trails, to encouraging more diversity in visitors.

We met to explore his newly discovered favorite part of the park, the Oak Hill trail …

Jeff St. Clair talks with CVNP's Stan Austin

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Would be GREAT to have at least one trail where responsible owners could let dogs run


Posted by: albert couch (akron) on November 24, 2010 8:11AM
Jeff, unless listeners already know Stan's EIS is related to *expanding* trail access to mountain bike users, listeners might get the wrong impression that Stan is considering restricting current mountain bike use in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park system.

Following this story, I contacted Stan's office and they corrected the misunderstanding.


Posted by: dean shultz (Akron) on November 23, 2010 2:11AM
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