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.
Reaction is Mixed to Strickland’s State of the State
Reaction to governor Strickland’s state-of-the-state address is mixed. Minority Democrats in the legislature are praising it. Majority Republicans are not so enthusiastic.
But, the differing reactions are not totally based on party lines. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.