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.
Tuesday Deadline To Register To Vote
It’s deadline time for Ohioans who need to register to vote in the November election.Â Â Â Forms may be downloaded from the Ohio Secretary of State’s website and must be postmarked Tuesday, if being turned in by mail.Â Or, they may be submitted in person at a variety of sites, including the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, local elections boards, public high schools or public libraries.
Early voting began last week for the Nov. 8 election. It will decide races for mayor and other local officials, as well as a few state ballot issues including whether to keep the new Ohio law that limits the collective bargaining rights of public employee unions.