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.
Ohio Expected To Lose Two Congressional Seats
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The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday releases new population figures as they relate to Congress. What’s expected is, for the first time in 20 years, Ohio will lose seats in Congress because of a stagnant population. For an explanation of reapportionment and what it means for the Buckeye State, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Paul Beck, a professor of political science at Ohio State.