Wildlife

photo of downtown Columbus
STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, Feb. 11:

LAURA DEMPSEY / CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

The first phase of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s $150 million centennial makeover is wrapping up with the opening this weekend of the new Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Center and Woods Garden.

The two-acre exhibit features around 100 native Ohio animals in a setting that allows them to explore a series of overhead trail ways.

WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair takes us on a tour.

KATE DAVIS / RAPTORS OF THE ROCKIES

A once common falcon is getting a boost from local researchers who are hoping to rebuild its numbers.

In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at efforts to improve living conditions for the tiny, but mighty kestrel.