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Articles About Tecumseh Land Trust

  • Winds exhibit honors all-important pollinators

    Photographer Dennie Eagleson, a volunteer with Tecumseh Land Trust (left), and TLT Executive Director Krista Magaw recently posed by two of Eagleson’s lumen prints on display in “The Pollinator Show” at The Winds Café through August. A public reception will be Sunday, July 16, 5–7 p.m. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    A new art exhibit features works by local and regional artists whose images are inspired by pollinators and the plants that best feed them.

  • BLOG— One Earth, one home

    A collaboration among Community Solutions, Tecumseh Land Trust and the Nature Conservancy will help restore — and "re-meander" — Jacoby Creek. (Photo via Community Solutions, communitysolution.org/new-gallery)

    Does it have to be said? There is only one way. Only one Earth, only one home. A blue-green marble spinning in space. A reclaimed farm, a re-meandered stream. A deeply grooved old cottonwood growing up from the middle of a marsh.

  • Community Solutions buys half of Arnovitz farm

    Leaders and supporters of Community Solutions celebrated the nonprofit's new land holdings Thursday night. Community Solutions bought 128 acres of land on the western edge of Yellow Springs at auction on March 16, paying $655,000 for two of nine parcels up for sale. All parcels of the 267-acre Arnovitz farm were sold to a total of seven buyers. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    All nine parcels of the Arnovitz farm were sold at auction Thursday, March 16. Nearly half the land was purchased by Community Solutions, which plans to establish a center for regenerative agriculture on the property and relocate its offices there.

  • Sale puts farmland at risk

    The 267-acre Arnovitz property is slated to go to auction March 16 in nine parcels. (YS News map)

    At Village Council’s Feb. 21 meeting, a villager and Village Council member urged villagers to come together in an effort to preserve farmland at risk of development on the western edge of Yellow Springs.

  • Next steps on CBE land

    Village Council at its Oct. 3 meeting again took up the subject of the proposed utilities extension to the entrance of the CBE land; Council appeared ready to move ahead on the utilities extension.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust hopes to secure 10 farms

    Tecumseh Land Trust Executive Director Krista Magaw leads a hike on one of the numerous properties for which the trust has helped secure a conservation easement. The trust is working to purchase up to 10 properties this year and is hoping to solicit donations and new members to help with the operating costs associated with the process. (Submitted Photo)

    The Tecumseh Land Trust, or TLT, is working to secure easements for 10 family farms within the year.

  • Environmental Commission report to Council— Focus is on ‘organic land management’ and climate change

    Tecumseh Land Trust and YS Environmental Commission volunteers walked the Glass Farm wetland area on Sunday, Feb. 28, to make plans to enhance habitat there. The project is funded by the Clean Ohio Open Space Fund, and advisors from Beavercreek Wetlands and Five Rivers Metroparks joined in the walk. (Submitted photo)

    Educating villagers on alternatives to pesticides is one of the current projects of the Environmental Commission.

  • Village Council— Clean Ohio grant discussed

    A vote on a proposed Clean Ohio grant application for the Glass Farm wetland was expected at Village Council’s Sept. 8 meeting, but members agreed to take action in response to environmental concerns first.

  • 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.

  • Paintings, prose for land trust

    Local author Bill Felker read some of his observations of the natural world during the opening of the 25/25 landscape art exhibit at the Winds Cafe on Sunday, July 12. The art, to benefit Tecumseh Land Trust, will show through Sept. 6. (photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    This past weekend, patrons of the arts and admirers of nature were able to “ooh” and “ahh” for the same reason.

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