Glen Helen Section :: Page 3
A nine-year effort to protect Glen Helen finally came to a successful conclusion last week, with the Glen now preserved as a wild place into perpetuity.
Glen Helen will host a camp-out for stargazers during the Perseid meteor shower Aug. 14.
Kent Nelson’s twin passions for writing and birding work well together. For instance, birding takes him to remote and exotic locations, such as an Aleutian island in Alaska, where the Yupik village he visited inspired a short story — about birders who go to Alaska.
Earth Day events will be held in the Glen all week, beginning this weekend.
The Glen will hold several community events this weekend, including the annual pancake breakfast and several spring hikes.
Glen Helen, with the help of several grants, purchased the former Camp Greene from the Girl Scouts last week.
If weeding the flower garden out back sounds bad, imagine weeding a forest. Then imagine that forest encircled by an army of invasive species.
Glen Helen is currently holding a photo contest, which seeks images for the Glen’s 2015 calendar. The images should convey the different moods and seasons of the Glen, with landscape, wildlife and macro images encouraged.
Glen Helen naturalists are raising baby chicks that will soon be big enough for the Antioch College farm.
The large cages for Glen Helen’s 30 permanent avian residents have served the Raptor Center for over 30 years. But the wire and wood are aging and have not met current regulation for some time.