Land & Environmental Section

  • Learn seed-saving during a tomato walk at Antioch

    Antioch students tour high-calorie perennial grain crops at the Land Institute in Salina, Ks. (Submitted photo)

    Antioch College students will share seed-saving technique for tomatoes during a Tomato Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, on the Antioch farm.

  • Land trust to host farm succession seminar

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    Over 70% of family farms don’t make it to the next generation. A local seminar on Aug. 27 aimed at area land owners hopes to curtail the trend.

  • A plug for pollinators in Yellow Springs

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    Representatives of the Yellow Springs Pollinator Regeneration Project last week gave a very different talk about the birds and the bees than the one we may have heard as children.

  • Local hen houses focus of TLT benefit

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    Tour de Coops, a bicycyle and walking tour of local backyard poultry efforts, is planned Sunday, June 8, as a benefit for Tecumseh Land Trust.
    A dozen Yellow Springs-area homes and enterprises will open their hen houses to visitors for the afternoon. Site maps and parking will be available at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Flooding follows storm

    Flooding across YS-Fairfield Road on 5/21/14.

    A fierce rainstorm dumped inches of rain on the village Wednesday, causing flooding and road closures.

  • Antioch College to present farm vision

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    Antioch College will lay out its long-term vision for a 36-acre property on the south end of campus known as the “golf course” at a public meeting next week.

  • Native plant propagation workshop

    Bottle Brush Grass, native to the area is shown here propagating as a result of the last plant propagation workshop. (submitted photo by Kelly Quigley)

    Antioch College in collaboration with Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center is hosting two native plant propagation workshops.

  • Glen Helen makes bid for Girl Scout camp

    The 3,200-square-foot lodge and the surrounding Girl Scout’s Camp Greene, located off of Grinnell Road, could soon belong to the Glen. The Glen Helen Association has applied for grant funding with the Clean Ohio Fund to help purchase and permanently protect the 28-acre camp with a conservation easement. (Submitted photo)

    It’s been nearly 50 years since Glen Helen has expanded its borders, but the preserve recently entered into an agreement that its leaders hope will result in the acquisition of 28 acres.

  • School Forest gives up just three trees this year

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    Yellow Springs High School School Forest group held its annual Christmas tree sale over the weekend. Due to a poor growth year, just three trees were sold, but fun was had by all.

  • Solar tour continues this weekend

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    The annual Ohio Solar Tour will continue through the weekend, Friday–Sunday, Oct. 4–6 with five sites in and around the village.

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