Author Archives: Eric Russo

Spring 2020 Outlook

Read about the latest news at the Hillside Trust.  Download the Spring 2020 Edition of Outlook.

Reemelin Road

Location: Reemelin Rd in Green Township Size: 13.1 acres Acquired: 2019 in fee simple by way of grant from the Clean Ohio Fund Features:  Former pasture land that is a remnant green space in a fast developing suburb.

Tips for Dealing with Slips

Here are some tips when it comes to dealing with slope failures. If you have experienced a landslide that has impacted your residence or some other building, or if you believe it is about to, then call a geo-technical engineer or a structural engineer right away. If a slide is not impacting (or is not […]

The Relationship Between Yard Waste and Landslides

It is often easy to dismiss the impact of dumping yard waste over a hillside. Surely grass clippings, leaves, and branches aren’t that heavy, right?  Actually, the truth is that they are a problem. Over time, these piles accumulate water which adds substantial weight. Repeatedly adding more waste to these piles can cause enough weight […]

McGuire Easement

Location: Grandin Rd – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.46 acres Acquired: 2007 Features: this easement prevented large scale hillside development from migrating towards Golden Ave.

Juran Easement

Location: Grandin Rd – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 1.254 acres Acquired: 2018 Features: adjacent to Joseph and Mary Stern Preserve

Columbia Parkway Easemets

Location: East End – Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.01 acres Acquired: 2009 Features: wooded open space within densely urbanized part of Cincinnati  

Joseph and Mary Stern Preserve

Location: Grandin Rd. – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 4.151 acres Acquired: 2004 Features: wooded hillside within densely urbanized part of Cincinnati

Orth Preserve

Location: East Walnut Hills Cincinnati, OH Size: .389 acres Acquired: 2008 Features: steep hillside overlooking Columbia Parkway

Libby Preserve

Location:; Sutton Ave – California Cincinnati, OH Size:12.192 acrtes Acquired: 2013 Features: beautifully wooded hillside with open tree canopy

Dumbauld Preserve

Location: end of Shattuc Ln below Cincinnati Park’s Ault Park Size: 1.56 acres Acquired: 2018 Features: steep hillside overlooking Little Miami River Valley

Chrislip Preserve

Location: end of Salem Hills Ln – Mt. Washington Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.4867 acres Acquired: 2014 Features: wooded ravine and hillside overlooking Cincinnat Park’s Magrish Preserve   

Castellini Preserve

Location: end of Grandin Riverview Ter – Hyde Park Cincinnati, OH Size: 2.0803 acres Acquired: 2014 Features: wooded ravine and hillside overlooking Cincinnat Park’s Magrish Preserve

Autumn 2018 Outlook

Read about the latest news at the Hillside Trust.  Download the Autumn 2018 Edition of Outlook.

Spring 2018 Outlook

Read about the latest news at the Hillside Trust.  Download the Spring 2018 Edition of Outlook.  

Autumn 2017 Outlook

Read about the Hillside Trust’s latest activities, including the addition of new acreage to existing preserves. Download the Autumn 2017 Edition of Outlook.

Winter 2017 Outlook

In this issue of Outlook, read about the new addition to the Hillside Trust’s Clifton Preserve, and the upcoming landslide tour, scheduled for April 1, 2017. Download the Winter 2017 Edition of Outlook

Autumn 2016 Outlook

In this issue of Outlook, learn about the Hillside Trust’s most recent acquisitions, and the organization’s other recent activities. Download the Autumn 2016 Edition of Outlook

Spring 2016 Outlook

In this issue of Outlook, learn about the Hillside Trust’s first ever landslide tour, and the organization’s other recent activities. Download the Spring 2016 Edition of Outlook

Red Bank Rd. Preserve

Location: end of Old Red Bank Rd in Fairfax, OH Size:  .62 acres Acquired: 2015 from Hamilton Co. Land Reutilization Corp. Features:  wooded hillside located on the border of Ault Park