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.
Columbus Boy Who Died Had H1N1 Virus
Columbus Health officials say a five-year- old city boy who had the H1N1 virus died last month.
Columbus Health Department spokesman Jose Rodriguez cannot confirm the boy died from the swine flu – only that lab results show the boy was infected with the virus.
Officials say the boy died on November 13th. The lab results were reported to the Columbus Health Department December 2nd. No other information about the case is available.