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: February 5, 2014
The widow of an exotic animal owner who released dozens of creatures from their eastern Ohio farm before killing himself has told state officials she relocated the surviving animals to another farm in the state.
The Kasich-Taylor for Ohio campaign filed its petitions today for its official spot in the Republican primary for governor.
An Ohio prison official says the new execution process in the state first used in January worked “very well.”
As many schools canceled classes again today, Ohio education officials say they are considering giving schools more time to administer state achievement tests this spring because students have missed so many days to bad weather.
Port Columbus measures about 7 inches of new snow this morning. National Weather Service forecasters say most of the precipitation, some freezing rain and sleet, have moved to the east. Colder temperatures will enter the region later today.