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.
Changes Suggested for Governor’s Alternative Energy Plan
Governor Ted Strickland’s proposal to boost alternative energy in Ohio is only a few days old. Already, changes are being proposed. The calls are coming not just from environmental activists but also from key Republican legislators who dominate the legislature. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.