95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
NRA-backed proposal passes in House
The National Rifle Association and Ohio gun-owners won a victory Wednesday and gun control activists suffered a setback in the Ohio House of Representatives. Even though the issue was the usually explosive topic of concealed weapons, the NRA-backed proposal was passed with no debate.