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.
Ohio’s unemployment rate jumps
Ohio’s unemployment rate increased from five-point-zero percent in March to five-point-five percent in April, according to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Officials say the number of workers unemployed in Ohio rose from two-hundred ninety-four thousand to three-hundred twenty-seven thousand.