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 19, 2012
A wildlife officer has been placed on unpaid leave after state investigators found that he and two other officers in southwest Ohio hunted while on the job.
A coalition of tea party groups in Ohio is calling a tax proposal by the state’s Republican governor “unnecessary and unwise.”
The Central Ohio real estate market continues to show signs of recovery. The Columbus Board of Realtors says home sales climbed 18 percent in June compared to June of last year.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that the retrial and murder conviction of Columbus resident Toneisha Gunnell was unconstitutional because it amounted to double jeopardy.
Corn and soybean farmers around the state continue to deal with sweltering temperatures and dangerously-low amounts of rain.
Civil disobedience is a tactic thatâ€™s starting to be adopted in Ohio by some environmentalists protesting the oil and gas drilling method often called fracking.
Vice President Joe Biden will appear at a Columbus union hall Thursday after a morning visit to a Columbus factory. His stops come a day after GOP candidate Mitt Romney used northern Ohio rallies to criticize the President’s record on job creation.