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Planners Outline Vision for Connecting, Enhancing River Corridors

Brent Warren Brent Warren Planners Outline Vision for Connecting, Enhancing River Corridors

A group of Columbus-based planners were tasked with coming up with new ideas for the region’s five major river corridors. The results of those efforts were presented to the Columbus Metropolitan Club last night, and are also now available for anyone to look at and comment on at rapid5.org. The project is the latest effort […]

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The Lost Fish of Ohio

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea The Lost Fish of Ohio

In 1977, they wanted to build a new bridge over Big Darby Creek, and a fish stopped them. The bridge there at the time, where Route 665 crosses the Darby, was 73 years old, held up by a rusty latticework of steel trusses. It was falling apart, closed since the previous autumn. It needed to […]

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Watershed Moment: The Past, Present and Future of Big Darby Creek

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Watershed Moment: The Past, Present and Future of Big Darby Creek

Mussel Memories There’s more to freshwater mussels than meets the eye, mostly because you can’t readily see them. They lurk under the substrate of a river, in the dark places between rocks and pebbles. You can go and stand at the edge of the cool, lapping water and you might see some fish here and […]

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Big Darby Creek Added to ‘Most Endangered’ List

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Big Darby Creek Added to ‘Most Endangered’ List

American Rivers, a national environmental advocacy organization, has identified Big Darby Creek as one of the country’s 10 most endangered rivers for the year 2019. The American Rivers report lists the potential for development and urban sprawl in the Darby watershed as the primary threats to the creek’s ecosystem. The Big Darby Creek is a […]

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Two Projects Would Transform 700 Acres of Farmland West of I-270

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two Projects Would Transform 700 Acres of Farmland West of I-270

Two large development projects with contrasting approaches have been proposed for land that sits on the western edge of metropolitan Columbus. Dwight McCabe, whose McCabe Companies is redeveloping the Hoster Brewing Company complex in the Brewery District., presented a preliminary plan to the Hilliard Planning Commission last week for 350 acres of west of Alton Darby Creek Road and north of Roberts Road. Dubbed Alton Place, […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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