In the skies, among the trees, and under the surface, Cincinnati’s native species are all around us. Meet the plants and animals (and…rocks?) that make our region an ecological wonder—and the conservationists dedicated to making sure they’re still around for years to come.
By Killian Baarlaer, Lauren Fisher, Kane Mitten, Sam Rosenstiel, and Carrie Blackmore Smith
Edited by Lauren Fisher; Photograph by Devyn Glista