Cincinnati Park Board members will have the final say as to whether a foundation can construct a building on the grounds of Burnet Woods.
The Camping and Education Foundation, with offices in Cincinnati and Minnesota, is proposing an 1,800-square foot building across from the Trailside Nature Center in the park and will detail its proposal in a Dec. 17 virtual park board meeting.
Not so fast, says President of Preserve Burnet Woods Cynthia Duval. She argues there already is a building the foundation could use and it’s right across the street from the site it is proposing. “And we don’t need to cut into a hillside and put in brand new buildings that have destructive impact on the habitat of the park when we’ve got a perfectly fine educational building,” she says.
Duval says the Camping and Education Foundation will essentially have the rights to the building, which means lock and…