deer http://iowapublicradio.org en 80/35 Music Festival Paid Attendance Dips Slightly http://iowapublicradio.org/post/8035-music-festival-paid-attendance-dips-slightly <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the weekend, at least 30,000 people were estimated to be at the sixth annual 80/35 music festival in downtown Des Moines. That’s according to festival organizers.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 10:46:50 +0000 Clay Masters 23579 at http://iowapublicradio.org 80/35 Music Festival Paid Attendance Dips Slightly Wildlife Day: Natural Disaster and Baby Animals http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-day-natural-disaster-and-baby-animals <p>Last summer many wild animals suffered because of a lack of water, this year nests have been washed out and wild babies have been separated from their mothers through floods and storms. Host Charity Nebbe talks with wildlife biologist Jim Pease about how natural disasters affect the boom and bust cycles of Iowa's wildlife populations.</p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 16:38:35 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 22247 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Day: Natural Disaster and Baby Animals Chronic Wasting Disease and Deer Hunting in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/chronic-wasting-disease-and-deer-hunting-iowa <p>Deer hunting in Iowa is a $214 million industry. The big question leading into this weekend’s shotgun season is, how will the discovery of chronic wasting disease in captive Iowa deer impact the industry? Host Ben Kieffer, talks with wildlife biologist <a href="http://news.iowapublicradio.org/term/jim-pease" target="_blank">Jim Pease</a> and Iowa state Senator and hunting enthusiast <a href="http://senate.iowa.gov/dearden/" target="_blank">Dick Dearden</a> about what they think should be done to protect Iowa's wild deer population. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:08:29 +0000 Ben Kieffer 11282 at http://iowapublicradio.org Chronic Wasting Disease and Deer Hunting in Iowa