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.
The end of Ramadan celebrations began yesterday, but some Muslims in central Ohio are holding off on any big festivities today to remember the tragedy of 9-11.
Thousands of central Ohio Muslims are celebrating the end of Ramadan, a month of fasting. The holiday is called Ayeed Al Fettr which means the holiday of feasts. Thousands of men, women and children streamed into the Buckeye Building at the Ohio Fairgrounds hugging, smiling and greeting each other—Asalam-Alaikum–Peace unto you.