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Glen Helen Section :: Page 2

  • 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.

  • Naturalist-teacher joins Glen Helen staff

    The Glen Helen Outdoor Education Center’s new director, Michael Blackwell, sat in his (outdoor) office, where he instructs school-age students and the OEC’s interns in naturalist skills and about the history and ecology of the Glen. Blackwell arrived in early October, and is “inheriting the OEC’s 60-year tradition.” (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The office of Michael Blackwell, the new director of Glen Helen’s Outdoor Education Center (OEC), is a small trailer deep in the Glen. No more than 50 feet away is a fire pit, and the whole camp is ensconced in towering trees.

  • Verdant Splendor – A Natural History Poem

    The photographer finds, in the woods, the world alight with shapes, colors, moving patterns. May all rejoice at such splendor.

  • Back to the wild — Raptor Center owl release

    Glen Helen Raptor Center will be releasing young screech owls back to the wild at the School Forest Meadow this Thursday, June 23, from 8 to 9 p.m.

  • Cascading Leaves – A sea of green

    The swimming green leaves of late spring provide an oeuvre of color.

  • Earth Day events galore at Glen this weekend

    Register for events at this weekend’s Earth Day celebration.

  • Gifts of the Glen – A Spring Essay

    Images and words from recent traipses in the Glen.

  • Glen Helen trails to close

    This stretch of trail has tripled in width due to hikers on muddy days. (Photo courtesy of Glen Helen)

    Seasonal trail closures are coming soon to Glen Helen.

  • How many birds?

    Grand totals from this year’s Christmas Bird Count in the Glen and environs are in!

  • Longtime raptor caretaker retires

    Betty Ross with one of the Raptor Center’s permanent residents, a barn owl named Louie. Barn owls are not native to Ohio, but moved in after the forests were cleared for farming. After nearly 30 years as the Raptor Center’s director, Ross retired last month. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    A conservative estimate of the number of birds Betty Ross has handled in her nearly 30 years at the Raptor Center might be 4,500.