fisheries http://iowapublicradio.org en A Look at this Year's Legislative Session http://iowapublicradio.org/post/look-years-legislative-session <p>Happy Friday! Here's your news buzz wrap-up for the week...</p><p>Joyce Russell, IPR’s Statehouse Correspondent, recaps the 2014 Iowa legislative session:</p><p>Paul Sleeper, Fisheries Biologist for Iowa DNR, explains that fishy smell near your lakes and ponds:</p><p></p> Fri, 02 May 2014 21:43:15 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 40077 at http://iowapublicradio.org A Look at this Year's Legislative Session Murky Waters and Pi Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/murky-waters-and-pi-day <p>Is winter almost over?&nbsp; And how has the long, harsh season affect Iowa's waterways and aquatic life?&nbsp; Also, the latest Quinnipiac <a href="http://www.quinnipiac.edu/institutes-and-centers/polling-institute/iowa/release-detail?ReleaseID=2019">poll</a>, 2014's Cancer in Iowa <a href="http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/shri/pubs/pdf/Cancer_2014.pdf">report</a>, Iowa's new tourism <a href="http://thegazette.com/2014/03/10/iowa-launches-new-tourism-ad-campaign/">ad campaign</a> and <a href="http://www.piday.org/">Pi Day</a> at the <a href="http://www.sciowa.org/">Science Center of Iowa Fri, 14 Mar 2014 19:15:33 +0000 Ben Kieffer, Sarah Boden & Ben Stanton 37564 at http://iowapublicradio.org Murky Waters and Pi Day Teen Drivers, 51%, Ice on a River, Ice Over Fish http://iowapublicradio.org/post/teen-drivers-51-ice-river-ice-over-fish <p>For this News Buzz show, Ben Kieffer talks with a variety of guests about new jobs numbers, the 51% four-year graduation rate at the University of Iowa, Matt Schultz running for congress, the Director of Iowa's Public Health Department resigning, new rules for teen drivers, concerns about ice on the Missouri River, an ice fishing update, and the remarkable beginning for ISU Cyclone men's and women's basketball.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 34694 at http://iowapublicradio.org Teen Drivers, 51%, Ice on a River, Ice Over Fish Horticulture Day: Fresh Fish and Veggies http://iowapublicradio.org/post/horticulture-day-fresh-fish-and-veggies <p>Fish and fresh veggies make an appealing paring for dinner, but they can also be a great duo in the greenhouse.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe discusses <a href="http://www.backyardaquaponics.com/Travis/aquaponic.pdf">aquaponics</a>, which is the growing of crops with nutrient rich waste water from fish farming.&nbsp; Iowa State University Extension fisheries specialist <a href="http://www.extension.iastate.edu/author/allen-pattillo">Allen Pattillo</a> and horticulturist <a href="http://www.extension.iastate.edu/author/richard-jauron">Richard Jauron</a> join the program.</p><p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 17:45:53 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Dennis Reese 21325 at http://iowapublicradio.org Horticulture Day: Fresh Fish and Veggies