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.
Presidential Candidates Expected to Turn Attention to Ohio
The national political spotlight is expected to shine brightly on delegate-rich Ohio. Ohio State University Political Science Professor Paul Beck expects the Buckeye State to have a role in deciding the party nominees.
He predicts voters will respond by turning out in large numbers for the state’s presidential primary on March 4th.
And although the presidential campaign has been underway for months, Beck notes, only in recent weeks have voters had a chance to have their say