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Green Space - Featured Projects
Glen Helen - Little Miami Protection, West Milton
 

Photo Credit:Owl - Floyd Cornell

Photo Credit:Into the Mist - Rebecca Jaramillo

 

Photo Credit:Tranquil Waters - Lauren L Paige

Photo Credit:Yellow Spring Fall - David Fischer

District: 11

Location: Greene County


Project Cost: $2,706,440

OPWC Assistance: $961,730

This projects permanently protects approximately 966 acres on the Little Miami River, Birch Creek, and Yellow Springs Creek. The property is part of the legacy of Antioch College and used for education purposes and enjoyed by many for hiking and birding. The preserve is home to 400 year-old trees, limestone cliffs, waterfalls, colorful wildflowers, a Raptor Center for the rehabilitation of injured birds of prey, and the spring for which the Village of Yellow Springs is named.