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: March 17, 2008
A new poll by the University of Akron finds that Ohioans see the economy as the top issue in this fall’s presidential election.
Spring officially begins on Thursday and we’ll all be getting outside more often. Do you remember the day when you’d kick the kids out of the house and say, don’t come back until dark. Now many moms and dads themselves are out until dark shuttling kids to various organized activities. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller wonders if times have changed, or if adults have changed.
In five years, Nearly 200 Ohio military have been killed in action, and thousands more of its reserve and national guard have served in Iraq. One marine who served with Lima Company during 2005 has now returned to his job in Licking County.