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.
Another Columbus City pool reopens for city residents after getting enough lifeguards. Lincoln Pool opened on Ann Street.
A federal law intended to make public swimming pools safer is costing central Ohio communities thousands of dollars. WOSU reports, it appears no one is in charge of monitoring the changes to pools.
Thousands of commuters – driving alone in their cars – pour into Columbus every weekday for work. With gas at $2.61 a gallon, some commuters are looking for ways to avoid those prices.