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Glen Helen Section

  • Checking in with the Glen

    Since 2020, Glen Helen Nature Preserve has undergone an ownership change, moving from the care of Antioch College to the independently operated Glen Helen Association; received major grants for improvements; and become the home of some very industrious and popular beavers — and, of course, weathered it all through a pandemic.

  • In the Glen

    Birch Creek cascades, five dry days later. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Events in Glen Helen for the third and fourth week of July, 2022.

  • Glen Helen secures funds to improve trail accessibility

    The Glen now has an additional $750,000 in capital funds to use toward improving accessibility for people with limited mobility on trails.

  • Meet the Glen Helen land manager

    It’s a lot to look after: The Glen contains over 1,100 acres of land and a 15-mile network of footpaths. It’s home to deep-seated Indigenous histories, untold numbers of flora and fauna, geologies and ecologies, waterways and wildlife.

  • Glen Helen trails open Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday due to hazards

    The trails of Glen Helen Nature Preserve will be closed temporarily Sunday, Feb. 20, and Monday, Feb. 21.

  • Nearly $1M in improvements slated for Glen Helen

    The old Antioch College power plant will soon be demolished and the land rehabbed into wetlands, thanks in part to a $988,119 grant from the Clean Ohio Conservation Fund.

  • Glen Helen seeks power plant demolition

    The News takes a closer look at the Glen Helen Association’s plans to demolish a now-shuttered power plant site and restore the area, the plant’s history and the current state of the former plant.

  • Glen Helen’s first six months

    Recalling the events of the past year in which the COVID-19 global pandemic almost forced the closure of the nature preserve deeply loved by the community, Executive Director Nick Boutis laid out the picture from a year ago.

  • Glen Helen reopens with new owner

    The tape came down and the trail signs went up this week at Glen Helen. After being closed since March, the Glen reopened to the public on Wednesday, Sept. 9.

  • Glen Helen now owned by Glen Helen Association; to reopen Sept. 9

    Rebecca Jaramilla, director of the Raptor Center at Glen Helen Nature Preserve, handled Velocity, a female peregrine falcon, during a raptor photography program at the center on Sunday, Feb. 24. (Photo by Luciana Lieff)

    The Glen Helen Association, or GHA, is the new owner of Glen Helen, the 1,000-acre nature preserve in Yellow Springs. Trails, parking and the Raptor Center will reopen on Wednesday, Sept. 9, with partial hours and new safety measures.

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