Fish http://iowapublicradio.org en Eating the Midwestern Way http://iowapublicradio.org/post/eating-midwestern-way <p>One thing&nbsp;Midwesterns do better than everyone else (or at least claim to do better than everyone else) is bake pie. &nbsp;Host Charity Nebbe speaks with <a href="http://peggywolffwriter.com/">Peggy Wolff</a>, editor of the new book <a href="http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Fried-Walleye-and-Cherry-Pie,675732.aspx">Fried Walleye and Cherry Pie</a>&nbsp;about&nbsp;Midwestern cuisine, culture and of course pie. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:17:54 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 32418 at http://iowapublicradio.org Eating the Midwestern Way Preserving Iowa’s Freshwater Ecosystems http://iowapublicradio.org/post/preserving-iowa-s-freshwater-ecosystems <p>Since its beginning, the conservation movement has been focused on preserving the natural places we still have, but <a href="http://www.thefreshwatertrust.org/jsw-bio">Joe Whitworth</a>, president of the Freshwater Trust, says that is not good enough.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe talks to Whitworth about his work restoring freshwater ecosystems, how he believes that clean water can co-exist with profitable agriculture, and the future of conservation.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 18:48:49 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 29864 at http://iowapublicradio.org Preserving Iowa’s Freshwater Ecosystems Drought's Impact on Iowa Trout Streams Could Intensify http://iowapublicradio.org/post/droughts-impact-iowa-trout-streams-could-intensify <p>The attention often centers on agriculture when a drought hits. But new Iowa Department of Natural Resources numbers show the state’s stream flows are well below normal and groundwater levels are reaching historic lows. There's a ripple effect in how the drought will affect the state’s fish.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Clay Masters 8912 at http://iowapublicradio.org Drought's Impact on Iowa Trout Streams Could Intensify