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March 10, 2023

Iowa State’s Dr. James Pease addresses water-quality concerns for Iowa’s rivers, streams

More and more Iowans are understanding the issue facing clean water in the Hawkeye State.
Dr. James Pease, emeritus associate professor of Natural Resource Ecology and Management at Iowa State University, recently presented a seminar on the topic titled “Reflections: Connecting Wildlife and Water Quality” where Pease discussed the importance of clean water in our lakes and river systems.

Federal protection granted for imperiled freshwater mussels

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it was granting protection to longsolid and round hickorynut mussels, which have declined in many Eastern and Midwestern streams. Flourishing mussel populations signal healthy streams, but about two-thirds of the continent’s freshwater mussels are imperiled.

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