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.
Legislative Panel Appears Flummoxed By Budget Deficit
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Ohio legislators on a special panel studying the projected $4 to $8 billion hole in the next state budget heard more testimony Tuesday about how huge the dilemma is. The lawmakers, though, don’t appear any closer to coming up with actual proposals for filling that hole. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.