Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
Dredging of the Scioto River started in downtown Columbus last week. It’s part of the Scioto Greenways project that began with demolition of the Main Street dam. Workers have found a lot of man-made debris as the river level falls; and they’re saving some valuable aquatic species.
Researchers say several species have rebounded from near extinction.
1700 former Pennsylvania ‘residents’ are settling into their new homes in the bed of the Big Darby Creek. In a partnership with Battelle Darby Metroparks and the U-S Fish and Wildlife Service, Ohio State University researchers waded into the Big Darby Creek Wednesday to transplant 1700 Northern Riffleshell Mussels.