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: September 22, 2011
Ohio is a leader in manufacturing equipment for alternative energy sources like solar. One Central Ohio company is putting it to use.
The former chair of the House Republican Conference says she’s done campaigning.
An Ohio Senate staffer has been named to head the regulatory agency that will oversee the state’s new casinos.
The charge stems from an allegation by a former Shelby county deputy who says Kimpel sexually assaulted her last summer.
An oil and natural gas economic boom is in the beginning stages in eastern Ohio, where energy companies are securing mineral leases from land owners and shaping the future of some of Ohio’s poorest counties.
Governor John Kasich, scientists and business leaders this week have been studying Ohio’s energy future. Right now coal supplies more than 80% of Ohio’s electricity, but many seek alternatives: natural gas, solar, wind. What energy source do you think holds the most promise for Ohio?