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.
Poll: Obama Builds Ohio Lead Over McCain
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A poll shows Democrat Barack Obama building a larger lead in Ohio with strong support from women.
In the latest Quinnipiac University survey, 52 percent of likely Ohio voters favor Obama, 38 percent are for Republican John McCain.
Other polls have had the race closer in Ohio with Obama leading slightly.
The telephone poll of nearly 1,400 likely voters has a margin of error of 2.7 percentage points.