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Land & Environmental Section :: Page 4

  • 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 speaker at this year's TLT annual meeting will be Hope Taft, who will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ohio Scenic River Act.

    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.

  • Talk local food at potlucks

    Local food potlucks will be held on the last Sundays of June, July, August and September.

    On Sunday, June 26, the YS Local Food Group will hold the first of a series of local food potlucks, beginning at 2 p.m. in the basement of the United Methodist Church.

  • Community Salon happening tonight

    Community Solutions is hosting a Community Salon tonight, June 9, at 7 p.m., to explore the origins and nature of human cooperation. All villagers are invited to attend to share observations on the topic.

  • Rebirth of a garden center

    Master gardeners Steve and Karen Reed are the owners of Stoney Creek Garden Center, located just north of Yellow Springs on Route 68. Deeply aware of the legacy of Stutzman’s Nursery, which occupied the spot for many years, the Reeds are both bringing the Village-owned property back to life and making it their own. Their greenhouses include these hanging pots of fragrant double cascade petunias. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    Gardens are lessons in rebirth, and a local garden center is exemplifying this truth in more than the usual ways.

  • Guerilla Poultry – A study in backyard farming

    There is a burgeoning flock of backyard farmers in Yellow Springs who have set out to raise chickens for eggs. Obstacles to the project include ravaging predators and a few neighbors who don’t share the enthusiasm. All in all though, the hens are well contained and healthy and the “guerilla” farmers are enthusiastic about their birds.

  • Ohio Drop Off in Enon

    Saturday, May 7, 2015 from 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. at the Enon Drugmart

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