People of IPR
River to River
Thu July 18, 2013
Invasive Species: Air and Water
The Emerald Ash Borer is spreading through Iowa. It has now been found in Burlington. Hear how the insect spreads and what is being done about it. New rules are in effect for boaters on Iowa's waterways aimed at preventing the spread of invasive plants and animals.
Also, in the second half of the program, we talk about a Cuban baseball player that defected to the U.S. while in Des Moines. And we wrap up the hour with a discussion about the weather and how Iowa's crops are reacting.