STORIES

Fireflies in Iowa
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:06:23

We explore the unique characteristics of fireflies with photographer Radim Schreiber (fireflyexperience.org) and with ISU entomology researcher Brenda...

Loess Hills Prescribed Fire
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:04:44

A group of firefighters from across the nation venture to the hilly topography of western Iowa for intensive prairie fire training.

Jester Park's Nature Playscape
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:06:36

Dan Wardell visits with Polk County Conservation’s Lewis Major about Jester Park’s cutting-edge playscape for outdoor nature education.

Jeff Grewe: Arborist Photographer
Aug 11, 2013 | 00:07:01

Journey along the western rim of Iowa with Jeff Grewe as he melds a love of nature with a chainsaw and a DSLR.

Iowa Outdoors (#303)
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:28:45

We explore paddle-in campsites in central Iowa, explain the restoration of Nahant Marsh, and showcase a photo project between an iPhone and a bur oak ...

Lacey-Keosauqua State Park
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:01:49

A southeastern Iowa park getaway named after its Native American heritage and a pioneer in environmental preservation.

Paddle-in Campsites: Lake Red Rock
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:06:32

Conservation groups in central Iowa have teamed up together for a unique kayak adventure with a catch. You not only paddle in yourself but also all of...

Mark Hirsch and THAT TREE
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:09:16

A lone bur oak may have forever changed the professional and personal life of one photographer in northeastern Iowa. In 2012, Mark Hirsch began a 365...

Nahant Marsh Comeback
Jun 22, 2013 | 00:07:08

How a toxic wetland in eastern Iowa became an environmental rallying point for an eastern Iowa community and a safe haven for wildlife.

Gravel Road Bike Race, Iowa
Apr 19, 2013 | 00:07:49

The video, "300 Miles of Gravel" documents a grueling 24 hour bike race on Iowa's back roads.