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.
A Toledo attorney has filed a class action lawsuit against several mug shot websites that have required money to removed the picture. The lawyer alleges extortion. But the operators defend the sites as a public service.