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Articles About Glen Helen

  • Forest friends

    Young musicians with the Friends Music Camp, or FMC, marched through town on Saturday, July 30, to promote the 33rd annual benefit concert for Glen Helen, held later that evening. FMC musicians played flutes, horns, violins, saxophones and plenty of percussion as they passed the Mills Park Hotel and continued to move their joyful noise up Xenia Avenue. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    What started out as a quick musical march up and down Xenia Avenue (top) ended up as a two-hour performance Saturday evening, July 30, to benefit Glen Helen.

  • Friends Music Campers make music for Glen

    Friends Music Camp campers marched through town to promote their annual concert in 2014. This year’s concert is Saturday, July 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Antioch College Foundry Theater. (News archive photo by Matt Minde)

    A couple of busloads of young campers and adult staff from Friends Music Camp are set to arrive in town Saturday, July 30, for the camp’s annual concert to benefit Glen Helen.

  • Village Council—Joint responsiblity for alley care


    Alley upkeep is the joint responsibility of Village government and local property owners, according to Village Manager Patti Bates at the May 2  meeting of Yellow Springs Village Council.

  • Sutton Farm land— Village moves closer to sale


    At their March 21 meeting Village Council moved a step closer to selling 76 acres of Village-owned land to Glen Helen.

  • Glen Helen’s first real snowfall of the year

    Hanging around, chillin’: A late morning journey out into winter’s finest finds the cascades in Glen Helen bejeweled with icicles underneath the limestone cliff overhangs. The water still roared in the background, diffused by snow squalls, casting an almost timeless, prehistoric atmosphere over the entire scene. (Photos by Robert Hasek)

    The landscape of the Glen takes on fantastic forms in the Village’s first real snowfall.

  • Glen now protected into perpetuity

    After a nine-year effort, Glen Helen is now officially preserved as forever a green space. A collaboration of federal, state and local agencies assisted in the process of raising funds to purchase conservation easements for the Glen. Shown above are leaders Krista Magaw, executive director of Tecumseh Land Trust, and Glen Director Nick Boutis. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    A nine-year effort to protect Glen Helen finally came to a successful conclusion last week, with the Glen now preserved as a wild place into perpetuity.

  • Camp out with the Perseids

    Night sky photo by Eddie Pavlu published by Astronomy Magazine in 2011.

    Glen Helen will host a camp-out for stargazers during the Perseid meteor shower Aug. 14.

  • Celebrate Earth Week at the Glen

    This tree was planted in 1929 by Hugh Taylor Birch in memory of his daughter Helen Bitch Bartlett. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Earth Day events will be held in the Glen all week, beginning this weekend.

  • Glen Helen acquires Camp Greene

    The 30-acre property off Grinnell Road has a lodge and several rustic camp facilities.

    Glen Helen, with the help of several grants, purchased the former Camp Greene from the Girl Scouts last week.

  • On the next day of Christmas, nature gave to us, 268 Carolina Chickadees

    Northern Flicker

    The 2014 Christmas Bird Count yielded about 57 species and nearly 5,000 birds in the 15-mile count circle around Yellow Springs.

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