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.
Push for Mental Health Parity Resumes
Ohio lawmakers who want to require insurers to offer mental as well as physical health care coverage will resume their battle.
They have been unsuccessful in their efforts under Governor Taft who has concerns about the impact on business. But with a new governor preparing to take office, lawmakers say the time might be right.