Engeldinger Marsh

Saving Engeldinger Marsh

Aug 8, 2018 | 8 min

Environmental Conservation is a never-ending mission to save and restore the wonder of our irreplaceable natural environments. In Maxwell, Engeldinger Marsh is known as one of Iowa's biggest conservation victories and it's all due to development of a four-lane highway.

Mississippi River Pool Restoration

Mississippi River Pool Restoration

Aug 8, 2018 | 7 min

As powerful as the Mississippi is, we've have learned to tame it with locks and dams. In the 80 years since the dams were constructed, the side effects have been detrimental to the ecosystem of the river. In order to stave off ecological disaster, multiple environmental agencies banded together to restore important parts of the river to its natural habitat.

Cross Country or Nordic Skiing

Cross Country or Nordic Skiing

Aug 8, 2018 | https://youtu.be/Q9EC5gJY3kE

When winter weather cooperates there is no more adventurous outdoor endeavor than cross country skiing. Thankfully, many Iowa parks are ready and waiting to deliver perfectly groomed trails for cross country skiers.

cross country skiing

EP 810 | Iowa Outdoors

Aug 8, 2018 | 27 min

Ski across some freshly groomed trails, plant some trees in the middle of the Mississippi, and relive a major conservation victory in Central Iowa.