wetlands http://iowapublicradio.org en Wildlife Day: Wetland Mammals http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-day-wetland-mammals <p>They excel at swimming, holding their breath and have coats that humans envy. <span class="userContent">Today on Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe sits down with Iowa State wildlife biologist, Jim Pease, to discuss the mammals of Iowa's wetlands.</span> They talk about river otters, muskrats, beaver and mink, and share some tips on how to spy some of these fascinating swimmers.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 14 May 2013 16:40:09 +0000 Emily Woodbury 20746 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Day: Wetland Mammals The Story of Nahant Marsh http://iowapublicradio.org/post/story-nahant-marsh <p></p><p>In 1998 the Environmental Protection Agency declared Nahant Marsh near Davenport a Superfund site. Fifteen years later the marsh is a beautiful, thriving wetland that attracts wildlife and visitors.&nbsp; Charity Nebbe, talks with guests about the history and resurrection of Nahant Marsh and the challenges facing wetlands across the state of Iowa.</p><p></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:06:44 +0000 Charity Nebbe 18390 at http://iowapublicradio.org The Story of Nahant Marsh