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Articles About Glen Helen

  • Glen Helen to host Ohio scenic rivers documentary screening

    Continuing a year-long celebration of the Little Miami River and its regional impact, Glen Helen Nature Preserve will host a screening of the hour-long documentary “Call of the Scenic River: An Ohio Journey,” from 2–3 p.m. Sunday, July 29.

  • Inspired by nature, and the village

    “I paint color and light in watercolors because it is a way to directly connect with the beauty surrounding us here in Ohio and in the world," says Libby Rudolf, whose paintings will be on display at the Winds from Tuesday, May 8, through the end of June. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    A feeling of unmitigated joy suffuses the work of painter Libby Rudolf. While she has painted a range of subjects, including portraits, street scenes and close-ups of flowers, she prefers to paint nature scenes and people in a natural setting. 

  • Hop on down the bunny trail

    This weekend features one new and one long-held dyed-egg hunt in the Yellow Springs area.

  • Spring forward this weekend

    It’s called Daylight Saving Time, but the practice of setting clocks ahead by an hour each spring doesn’t really save daylight, it just moves it around a little, taking from the morning and adding to the evening.

  • Outside in

    Photos by Yellow Springs Police Officer Luciana Lieff are currently on display at S & G Artisan Distillery, located in MillWorks and open until 8 p.m. on Saturdays and 6 p.m. on Sundays. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Photos by Yellow Springs Police Officer Luciana Lieff are currently on display at S & G Artisan Distillery.

  • Pollution continues in Glen waters

    Wright State students took samples of Yellow Springs Creek in Glen Helen in September of last year to analyze for E. coli, nitrates and other contaminants as part of an environmental chemistry class that has studied local water quality since 2011. (Submitted photo by Audrey McGowin)

    At several points on its journey to the Little Miami River in the Glen, where all the water in our watershed drains, the water tested high for E. coli and nitrates, pollutants that can harm local wildlife as well as people and animals who come into contact with the water. 

  • You said how many birds??

    A male scarlet tanager in its summer plumage. One scarlet tanager (in subdued winter plumage) was spotted in the local Christmas Bird Count. (Photo via Wikipedia)

    Three wood ducks, two great blue herons. And a scarlet tanager in John Bryan Park! The Christmas Bird Count results are in.

  • A day for community giving

    After collecting $75,000 in a single day last November, an effort to raise money for local nonprofit groups is returning to the village for a second year this holiday season.

  • Orchestrating support

    A capacity crowd turned out for the annual Friends Music Camp benefit concert for Glen Helen, which took place last Saturday, July 29, at the Foundry Theater. Both campers and camp staffers performed a varied program ranging from Wagner to Gershwin, including American folk music, jazz and original compositions. The event raised more than $2,140 for the Glen, with checks still coming in. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    A capacity crowd turned out for the annual Friends Music Camp benefit concert for Glen Helen, which took place last Saturday, July 29, at the Foundry Theater.

  • Tick talk: biting insects abound this summer

    Fig. 1: The common blacklegged or deer tick, Ixodes scapularis.

    As the summer gets into full swing, one of the biggest irritations is the profusion of mosquitoes and ticks.

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