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.
WOSU News Archives For: July 11, 2011
A heat advisory in Central Ohio leads to a call for more donated fans to give to lower-income and elderly residents. Communications Director for Life Care Alliance, Michelle Jones says demand for fans started in the spring.
The state Board of Education is trying to decide if it wants to go with the only remaining candidate for state school superintendent or if it wants to reopen the search. Reynoldsburg superintendant Steve Dackin withdrew his name yesterday, leaving Florida-based education consultant Robert Schiller as the only candidate.