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Glen Helen Section

  • Writer on Huffman Prairie to speak at Glen Helen

    Naturalist David Nolin will speak about his new book at Glen Helen event.

  • Glen Helen’s own superheroes

    From left, Glen Helen Ranger Susan Smith picked up litter and cleaned graffiti in the nature preserve with volunteers Dean Alkire, Dave Alkire and Brad Arledge on one Saturday this summer. The weekly cleanup crew, known as Guardians of Glen, assembles every Saturday from 1–3 p.m., meeting at Trailside Museum. It is open to all, and gloves are recommended. (Photo by Nakia Angelique)

    A group of three volunteers arrived one recent rainy Saturday afternoon to help Glen Helen Ranger Susan Smith clean up litter and graffiti in the nature preserve.

  • 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.

  • Downtown tree removed, to be replaced by native species

    The tree, which stood in front of Subway, was a member of an invasive species called the Bradford Pear, the same species which used to border village sidewalks until they were removed and replaced with native trees in 2013.

  • A hike through the Glen’s Sutton Farm

    Last week, Nick Boutis led a public hike through the a 76-acre farm that Glen Helen Association purchased last year, detailing the group’s restoration plans. See more photos after the jump.

  • Going deeply into the natural world

    Environmental educator Emily Foubert has started the Bird Language Club at Glen Helen’s Trailside Museum on the second Saturday of each month. The next meeting, open to all, is this Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    This spring, Emily Foubert has begun sharing her passion for bird language with others. In February she began a monthly Bird Language Club at the Trailside Museum of Glen Helen, on the second Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • BLOG — Scenes from a Birch Manor fundraiser

    It was my first time at Glen Helen’s Wine and Jazz fundraiser at Birch Manor. I had a lot of fun and saw plenty of wood.

  • Forgotten Springs, Vol. 5 – The Dance Pavilion / The Neff Grounds Park

    This edition of Forgotten Springs covers the abandoned concrete slabs that once made up a walkway to a dance pavilion in the Glen.

  • New bridge spans old dam

    A stately new bridge spans the dam in Glen Helen. Construction on the bridge was completed in December after nearly two years of hurdles and work. The bridge allows for easier hiking and harkens back to the Glen as it appeared more than 100 years ago. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    A new bridge was recently constructed across the ruins of the old dam in the Glen, allowing for easier hiking and harkening back to the way things appeared more than 100 years ago.

  • Fresh snow, fresh bridge

    The new bridge in Glen Helen spans the old dam area. (Photos by Aaron Zaremsky)

    This week’s snow emphasized the stark angles and clean lines of the new bridge in Glen Helen, spanning the old dam area.