Land & Environmental Section
A member of the Yellow Springs Environmental Commission urged Village Council at its Aug. 20 meeting to weigh in on a plan to clean up a highly contaminated industrial site in the village.
Antioch College has been recognized as a top performer in the 2018 Sustainable Campus Index, achieving a second-place rating in top performing institutions for grounds.
On the property Community Solutions purchased last year, the 75-year-old local nonprofit wants to model regenerative agriculture as part of its mission to create resilient communities in the face of climate change.
A special screening of the documentary “Call of the Scenic River” will be featured at the Clifton Opera House on Friday, July 13, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Ohio being the first state to pass Scenic River Protection legislation.
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.
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.
Tecumseh Land Trust invites the public to the 2018 annual gathering and meeting at the McCulloch Fen Run Farm on Sunday, June 3, at 2 p.m. This year’s guest speaker will be Hope Taft, former first lady of Ohio, who will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ohio’s Scenic Rivers Act.
An update the Village of Yellow Springs Wellhead Protection Plan, first passed in 2001, features new strategies to protect the aquifer that is the source of local drinking water.
There’s nothing quite like seeing a bluebird in its environment, especially for bird lovers.
The Glen Helen Raptor Center is preparing to celebrate the coming of spring with a special open house event on Sunday, April 22, beginning at 2 p.m. — a baby shower, for all the baby raptors who will be raised and rehabilitated by the Raptor Center in the coming months.