February Events in the Glen These events can also be found on our website at http://www.glenhelen.org/events_in_the_glen.htm Exhibit: ?at the speed of walk? Sculptures and photographs by Colette Palamar on display at the Glen Helen Building Atrium, 405 Corry St. This is a fascinating art exhibit that focuses on locally collected seeds and specimens, a must see for any admirer of nature! The Glen Helen Building and Nature Shop are open Monday-Friday 9:30-4:30, Saturday & Sunday 10:00-4:00. Call 769-1902 for more details. Nature Story Hour at the Trailside Museum Every Wednesday at 1:00PM next to 405 Corry St. Preschoolers can discover nature through stories about the natural world. Parents are invited to stay and enjoy the stories with their children. Programs last about an hour and might include a short hike on nice weather days. Nature Story Hour takes place from October through February. Donations welcome! Please call (937) 767-7798 for details. Reptile Feeding at the Trailside Museum Saturday, February 4 and 18, at 11:00AM. Come to the Glen Helen Trailside Museum, next to 405 Corry St. in Yellow Springs to learn about snakes and turtles, as we feed our resident reptiles. Great for kids of all ages! Donations welcome! Please call (937) 767-7798 for details. Stinky Flower Hike Saturday, February 18 at 9:00AM, Meet at the trailhead at Jacoby Rd. Canoe Launch. Join us to appreciate the new signs of spring during this hike in the Glen...then come back at least five months out of the twelve to earn~your Glen Helen Medallion, which is suitable for mounting on a staff.~ Participants should be in good condition for these 3.5-5 miles hikes. Glen Helen Volunteer Naturalists Thursday, February 2 at 7:00PM. Meet at the Glen Helen Building for an information session about joining the Glen Guides, a core group of volunteer naturalists who will lead hikes, and help staff the Trailside Museum on weekends. Some basic knowledge of the outdoors is preferred, but further training will be provided. For more information, please contact Cindy Steffen, the Glen Helen Volunteer Coordinator, at 769-1902. Lecture Series Wednesday, February 22 (and the fourth Wednesday of every month), 7:00PM at the Glen Helen Building, 405 Corry St. ?The Green Menace: Emerald Ash Borer in Ohio? Learn about the non-native insect and what you can do to recognize and help to combats its impact. Thais Reiff, Emerald Ash Borer Specialist from the OSU Extension Office discusses the insect?s origin, how it kills, and the economic and environmental impact of its destructive behavior. Donations welcome! Call (937) 769-1902 for more information.