Land & Environmental Section :: Page 8

  • Oil company drilling OK’d

    Oil drilling may soon begin just outside Yellow Springs as a Miami Township couple recently gave an out-of-state oil and gas company permission to drill on their 61-acre property on West Yellow Springs-Fairfield Road.

  • License plate to benefit the Glen

    A new specialty license plate will benefit the Glen.

    Ohio residents can support Glen Helen on their bumper.

  • Birds a little shy of Christmas count

    Birders flocked to Glen Helen Saturday to help count the feathered friends that call the Glen home, at least for the season.

    Glen Helen’s Christmas Bird Count yielded smaller numbers this year than last.

  • The Glen in winter home to many birds — count on it

    The red bellied nuthatch is a hardy bird that winters in Ohio.

    Join the Glen’s efforts next weekend to count the birds of Yellow Springs.

  • He lets the kids play in poison ivy

    Local goatherd Owen Betts tended his flock at Whitehall Farm this month. Antioch College recently hired Betts’ goats to chew through the overgrown weeds at its farm to make way for a food forest. The goat mowing service is available to anyone with a weed problem. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    While some kids on the Antioch College campus are digesting new information, others are munching on weeds.

  • Aurora Borealis over Yellow Springs

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    Thanks to an especially strong solar wind hitting the earth’s magnetosphere, last week the Northern lights were visible in Yellow Springs.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust presents Food Power

    MacKenzie Bailey of Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will speak at Starflower Natural Foods on Thursday, April 11.

    Food Power, a conference organized by Tecumseh Land Trust, will feature Will Allen, noted urban farmer and Michelle Obama’s White House garden coach.

  • Tecumseh Land Trust to auction coveted surprises

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    Use this weekend’s Tecumseh Land Trust auction to learn some Zumba, eat a gourmet meal, or get some weeding done.

  • Ohio farm group to host fracking webinar

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    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will host an educational webinar on the controversial subject of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking, on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m. The internet broadcast, entitled “Fracking and Farmland: What Farmers and Landowers Need to Know About the Risks to Air, Water and Land,” will provide […]

  • Villagers Agna, Reynolds honored

    Mary Agna, left, and Macy Reynolds, were recently nominated to the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame for their work in healthcare (Agna) and horticulture (Reynolds). The women will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Walnut Grove Country Club in Xenia. The deadline for reservations is Sept. 17. (Photos by Megan Bachman)

    When villagers Mary Agna and Macy Reynolds are inducted next week into the Greene County Women’s Hall of Fame, they will be among 23 other local women to receive the honor.

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