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.
Debate Intensifies Over Ohio Gambling Issue
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Debate continues to boil over state issue 3, the ballot proposal that would authorize the building of a full-scale gambling casino in Cleveland, Toledo, Columbus, and Cincinnati. An academic expert on the impact of gambling says the proposal ignores many national studies that highlight the negative fall-out from gambling….but the head of the vote YES drive says that’s not really the important issue.