Land & Environmental Section :: Page 12

  • Tree-trimming policy eyed

    At the Feb. 7 Village Council meeting, a citizen urged the Village to reconsider its tree-trimming policy in the wake of the recent ice storm that knocked out power for 80 percent of village homes.

  • Villagers rally on ‘fracking’ concern

    At a public meeting on oil and gas drilling, Vickie Hennessy of Green Environmental Coalition explained to Maureen Dawn how to educate her neighbors on the dangers of hydraulic fracking. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local residents are gearing up to educate themselves and the community about the potential hazards of oil and gas drilling.

  • Drillers ask for land leases

    An energy company began contacting landowners in Miami Township last week about leasing their land for oil and gas drilling.

  • Update on brush collection

    Take brush to curb in pieces that seem manageable for collection.

  • Fracking concerns arise in village

    Fracking-site.nyt

    The prospect of oil and gas drilling in the area is raising worries among some Yellow Springs residents because of a controversial drilling technique called fracking. What does the fracking process entail?

  • The ice storm cometh, leaving destructive path

    A fruit tree encased in ice bowered over Elm Street Wednesday morning. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The ice storm and winds that walloped Yellow Springs Tuesday night left about 75 percent of village residences without power overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday, according to Police Chief John Grote.

  • Glen Helen’s geothermal plan

    Construction is underway on the new geothermal heating project in the Glen Helen Building and the Trailside Museum.

  • Year-round harvest— A field of greens among the white

    John DeWine and Michele Burns stood amongst the prolific kale of the wood-heated greenhouse at their Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road farmstead, Flying Mouse Farms. Their farm is the only source of local greens for direct purchase in the winter.

    At Flying Mouse Farms in Yellow Springs, there is no off-season.

  • Christmas bird count

    Downy Woodpecker

    Last week’s 2010 Christmas bird count in Glen Helen and the Yellow Springs area yielded a snapshot of the number and variety of winged creatures living among us.

  • TLT secures easement for Harmony Township farm

    Mcnally farm

    Tecumseh Land Trust recently helped Barbara McNally to secure a conservation easement that permanently preserves her 150 acre farm in Harmony Township.

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