Dragonfly Swarms a Marker of Good Water Quality

Aug 22, 2014

There have been reports of dragonfly swarms in certain parts of the state this summer. 

According to Iowa State entomologist Donald Lewis, that's a good sign. "Dragonflies usually swarm around places where there is high water quality," he explains. "If we could all be so luck to see a lot of them, that's a good thing." 

Hear Lewis' full conversation with host Charity Nebbe and Iowa State Extension Horticulturalist Richard Jauron below.