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.
WOSU News Archives For: August 28, 2007
Scores of suspected illegal immigrantshave been arrested in a raid on a southwest Ohio poultry plant.
Tens of thousands of Africans have immigrated to Ohio in the past decade, and some state legislators say it’s time the government set up a special commission to help the refugees settle into their new life.
An off-duty Columbus police officer made online videos insulting Jews, blacks and immigrants. 60-year-old Officer Susan Purtee and her sister who call themselves the “Subie Sisters” on the you-tube videos, blames Jews for the US’s social problems.
August 29th is the first day of classes for students at Columbus city schools. City officials say a seven-year project to make streets and sidewalks safer for school children is almost complete. They marked the event Monday at a school on Mound Street.