Get to know your avian neighbors and explore Iowa City parks on Green Iowa’s Neighborhood Bird Walks

Many in Iowa City who felt their inner birdwatcher awaken this spring as hundreds of American white pelicans descended on the Iowa River may have felt a little let down when the pelicans only stayed for a few weeks before […]

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Des Moines has a big, honkin’ problem. As officials seek solutions, Iowa’s dominant goose species adapts to city life

Growing up in West Des Moines, I became familiar with geese very quickly. They chased me on my bike, pooped all over the trail and flapped their wings menacingly at my brother and I as we walked our nervous dog. […]

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