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.
Building An Environmentally Friendly Home
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Columbus has the first Platinum LEED certified house in Ohio. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.
Listen to an interview of WOSU’s Kim Fox with Nate Kredich, vice president of residential market development with the U.S. Green Building Council. They provide the LEED certification.
For more information, visit U.S. Green Building Council