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Oct
25
2021

Land & Environmental Section :: Page 10

  • Community Solutions’ 63rd conference — A focus on climate solutions

    The 76-year-old Community Solutions will hold its 63rd conference, “Climate Crisis Solutions: Charting a New Course.” The event dates are Friday–Sunday, Oct. 21–23. Seventeen local, national and international experts will speak.

  • Scrap tires to be accepted for disposal

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a grant to Greene County enabling the collection of scrap tires in 2016 and 2017. Scrap tires will be accepted from Greene County residents on Thursdays, Oct. 27 and Dec. 15

  • Support pipeline protest at Standing Rock

    The Missouri River. An oil pipeline is slated to run across four states and near the Missouri River, the main source of water for those on the Standing Rock reservation. (By aimee castenell - Flickr: missouri river, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18058625)

    Children’s Montessori Cooperative and representatives from Antioch College are showing their support for the “water protectors” at Standing Rock, a Native American reservation in North Dakota and South Dakota, by organizing an equipment collection drive during the month of October.

  • Cows, combs, fast food at the Greene County fair

    Yellow Springs resident Austin Pence did some last minute primping and preening of the heifer that he and friend Jordin Snider showed in the Greene County Fair last week. Pence has been showing cattle for 13 years, and said that heifers should be big-boned and have a wide chest. Not too spread out, but not too close together. “You want the heifers to look effeminate,” he said, “like they can carry a baby.” (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    Yellow Springs native Austin Pence has been showing cattle at the Greene County Fair for 13 years, and the pre-show primping is part of the daily routine.

  • ‘Deep green’ architect to talk at Antioch College

    Architect Jason McLennan, a pioneer of sustainable design and creator of the Living Building Challenge, will speak this Saturday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Antioch South Gym. (Submitted Photo by Paul Dunn)

    “Deep green” architect Jason McLennan, a pioneer of green building design, will give a public talk on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Wellness Center South Gym at Antioch College.

  • Have ‘Fun in the Barnyard’ with Tecumseh Land Trust

    A goat sticks his tongue out at Schutte Farms in South Charleston, where the Tecumseh Land Trust will host a family event on Sunday. (Photo from tecumsehlandtrust.org)

    Tecumseh Land Trust will present “Fun In the Barnyard,” a family event to be held at Schutte Farm in South Charleston, on Sunday, Aug. 7.

  • Glen Helen, Wright State launch fundraiser for ongoing water quality project

    The Little Miami River. (Photo by Lauren Shows)

    A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support an ongoing partnership between Glen Helen and Wright State University students to monitor water quality in Yellow Springs-area waterways.

  • Council OKs CBE land timeline

    Village Council hopes to move ahead soon with extending infrastructure to the property formerly intended for the Center for Business and Education, or CBE, in order to make the land more attractive for development.

  • Plan, curtail for climate goals

    Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy outside their new nonprofit, Plan Curtail, located on East Whiteman Street. Through its website at www.plancurtail.org, the organization provides research, perspectives, metrics and methods to individuals seeking to make meaningful lifestyle changes to lower their carbon dioxide emissions. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Villagers Faith Morgan and Pat Murphy believe planning a personal energy budget and curtailing personal energy use are the essential actions individuals can take to help slow global warming.

  • Bulls on Parade – Cattle behavior on an organic farm

    I studied the behavior of a herd of cows, calves, and bulls on an organic farm and here are the images and results of my studies.