Ohio Cooperative Living

Ohio Icon: The Buckeye Trail

The Buckeye Trail covers 1,452.7 miles and is Ohio's longest scenic hiking trail. Location: Around the state of Ohio in places that encompass forests and fields; riverbanks and lakeshores; public lands and...

Behind the scenes at The Wilds

The Wildside Tour at The Wilds may include feeding giraffes. One of the three largest wildlife conservation facilities in North America — The Wilds — is located in the Buckeye State, just south of...

Fulfilling our mission

Cardinal Plant Manager Bethany Schunn and Sustainability Lead Julie Jones say that actively seeking input from plant employees has led to more efficient operations there. Part of the process of removing...

Cardinal: reliable and affordable

Ohio electric co-op members can witness the operation of Cardinal up close during our annual plant tours. Owning a power plant and being responsible for the day-to-day operations of a power plant are two...

The island where it happened

Visitors to Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park can explore the place where disgraced former vice president Aaron Burr made his last attempt to become king of something. (Photo courtesy of Greater...

Pucker up: Cooking with lemons

Chicken piccata When life gives you lemons, there's way more to do with them than just making...

Kayak craze

Whether for fun or exercise, relaxation or a different way to see wildlife and meet new people, kayaking on Ohio’s lakes is a perfect way to get out and enjoy nature. Ohio has a delightful abundance of...

Lake Erie island campgrounds

Breathtaking sunsets are commonplace on Lake Erie's islands. Whether you enjoy tent camping or drive the largest motorhome on the road, there's a campsite awaiting you on the Ohio islands of Lake Erie....

Out of the shadows: White lightning goes legit

Hocking College students in period clothing pose with the distilling equipment in New Straitsville. For centuries, moonshine has loomed large in the American imagination — the illegally produced liquor...

Duty, Honor, Country: National Veterans Memorial and Museum

The National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus is a salute to service and sacrifice. A Vietnam veteran was exploring the then newly opened National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) when he saw...