|Dr. Jim Bissell, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Dept. Botany|
Jim brought a team of elites: Dave Kriska, Judy Semroc, Larry Rosche and others to comb through the land trust property for a complete documentation, including possible rarities. It is our job to discover the secrets this land has held in silence as it has remained undeveloped, except for one close-call with a timber company.
|Appalachian Azure, in Mid-Ohio?|
|Steve McKee Displays a frond of Blunt-lobed Woodsia|
Many life-times of botanists, entomologists and other scientists have made and continue to make new discoveries in Mohican and Malabar. We are still finding great discoveries, and sadly today we are gathered at this very location for fear of what we might lose.
|The press corps roll footage and take notes under the towering canopy.|
A press conference was held to announce the Coalition to Protect Ohio Parks. Please click on this link for more information. Columbus Dispatch coverage here.
|Portrait of a Rough-winged Swallow|
Day draws to an end, and those of us who commune with nature pray, It will not the end of days for Mohican, as we know it.