Huffman Dam

After the Great Flood of 1913, the Miami Conservancy District, led by Colonel Edward Deeds and Arthur Morgan, started the process of building dams to prevent future flooding catastrophes in Dayton. Driving along Route 444, you’ve probably glanced over to see the Huffman Dam.

Huffman Dam
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Exercise Dayton: Local Activities

Dayton is considered to be the 47th fattest city in America (source) Being healthy and active can be difficult to do alone. These are some local resources in the area to help you keep on track, with both indoor and outdoor options:

Vonderheide Act – Ohio Conservancy Law

Note: Due to the current events across the country, there are a lot of questions about the potential for flooding in the Dayton Area. Our next few posts will address those concerns, and share a little bit of the history regarding floods in the Dayton region.

“To forever protect the lives and property of the people of the Miami Valley from floods; to fix the charges against those who are benefited, and nobody else; to reimburse everyone who is in any way damaged through the construction of such works as may be necessary; to pay a just price for all property in any way injured; to complete the work in the shortest possible length of time”

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Tomorrow’s the Big Day!

The countdown is over! It’s finally here!!

The Dayton Unknown Fall Scavenger Hunt is tomorrow!!

We will be meeting at Wegerzyn Gardens Metropark for our Photo Scavenger Hunt at 2pm! Look for the green balloons in the picnic area – Sara and Bethany will be waiting there to meet with everyone before the event.

This event is for the entire family! Dogs are welcome at Wegerzyn, as long as they are leashed.

Here are a few examples of winners from past Photo Scavenger Hunts we’ve hosted!

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Alicia and Tracy’s winning prompts were “A Different Way of Looking at Things,” Shauna’s winning prompt was, “__ is for…” and she stated “You know what it’s for!” And Bea’s winning prompt was, “Bon Appetit!” for the edible plants!