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.
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One of my favorite mini-series is James Michener’s CENTENNIAL. Â I hadn’t seen it in years so I was excited when the entire mini-series popped up during a premium channel free weekend preview. I put the DVR to good use. Â The land, and the eco-system of the west, specifically Colorado, was a big part of the [...]
THE STORY OF THE JEWS is a five hour documentary airing this Tuesday and next on WOSU TV. Â This series, written and hosted by noted historian and scholar Simon Schama, offers a comprehensive story of the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day. It is an epic odyssey and a Â personal journey of [...]