Ohio Scenic Rivers Act

Supporters mark 50th anniversary of Ohio Scenic Rivers Act

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawmakers, conservationists and others have marked Ohio’s historic role in river protection. Ohio pioneered the river conservation movement when it passed the Ohio Scenic Rivers Act in February 1968. An event at the Statehouse last week marked the act’s 50th anniversary. The National Scenic Rivers Act was passed in October 1968. The goal of the scenic river…