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.
Democrat Kevin Boyce Appointed to 27th House District Seat
Former State Treasurer Kevin Boyce has been appointed to an Ohio House seat. Boyce will replace Carlton Weddington in the 27th House District who resigned after being charged with bribery.
Boyce served as State Treasurer from 2009 to 2011. He also served on Columbus City Council for eight years.
Boyce says he is thrilled to return to public service where he says there are great challenges and opportunities ahead.