U.S. Fish and Wildlife http://iowapublicradio.org en Wildlife Day: Changing Season http://iowapublicradio.org/post/wildlife-day-changing-season <p>The changing season affects the animal behaviors in the sky and trees, on the ground and in the water.&nbsp; Host Charity Nebbe speaks with wildlife biologist <a href="http://news.iowapublicradio.org/node/add/post">Rebecca Christoffel</a> of Iowa State University Extension, ISU fisheries specialist <a href="http://www.extension.iastate.edu/author/allen-pattillo">Allen Pattillo</a> and DNR forester <a href="http://agron-www.agron.iastate.edu/plantscience/mark_vitosh.htm">Mark Vitosh</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 19:18:55 +0000 Charity Nebbe 29227 at http://iowapublicradio.org Wildlife Day: Changing Season Balancing Animal Welfare And Medical Advances http://iowapublicradio.org/post/balancing-animal-welfare-and-medical-advances <p>Approximately a thousand chimpanzees are held in U.S. laboratories for experiments. This week the federal government announced a proposal to list captive chimpanzees as endangered, a move that would increase protections for them.&nbsp; Today on River To River - two opposing views over whether this is a good idea and how it might affect advances in the field of medicine.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 19:46:54 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Ben Kieffer 22398 at http://iowapublicradio.org Balancing Animal Welfare And Medical Advances