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: April 6, 2012
The State Fire Marshall has ruled arson was involved in at least one in a series of fires yesterday in Delaware County.
A Franklin County Grand Jury indicted John Mallett, 37, with 10 felony counts in the March 14 stabbings at a Downtown Columbus office building.
Some Columbus bird conservationists hope to reduce the number of birds that die from striking Downtown buildings on their way to breeding grounds in the northern United States and Canada. Experts say turning out the lights at night can help.
A Franklin County common pleas court judge on Thursday heard arguments over whether the governor and state legislators have the authority themselves to allow the expanded gambling at the tracks.
So far, fracking in Ohio has been largely seen as an â€œout-in-the-countryâ€ thing: in farmerâ€™s fields and on wooded hill tops. But drilling rigs are beginning to pop up in some unexpected places.