Originally broadcast 04/09/2018
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The Iowa Informer provides a rundown of last week's stories of Iowa in national news.
Deb Lewis, Curator, of Iowa State University’s Ada Hayden Herbarium, describes the ISU collection plant and fungi samples that dates back more than 150 years. ISU senior in the school of Biology, Olivia Hubbard, explains the new collection of Lichen that she has gathered and added to the Herbarium as a project of the National Science Foundation.
April 7, was the 15th Annual Prairie Chicken Day at the Kellerton Wildlife Management Area, in Ringgold County. The Kellerton Wildlife Management Area was dedicated in 1999 as Iowa’s first Bird Conservation Area and the first grassland Bird Conservation Area in the country. KHOI’s naturalist Pat Schlarbaum reports on this event through the eyes of admirers gather there at dawn to watch through field glasses and scopes from a safe distance, on the elevated viewing platform.
Keith Morgan, Emergency Management Coordinator for Story County goes through various aspects and shares insights about mass shootings and domestic terror.