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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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