Listen to this week’s radio segment here or read the transcript below. This week’s segment discusses the declining population of a once common Iowa butterfly.
Is it too late to save a once common Iowa butterfly?
This is the Iowa Environmental Focus.
The Poweshiek skipper is a small moth-like butterfly that was discovered in Iowa’s Poweshiek County in 1870. Now due to its plummeting population the Poweshiek skipper is a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act.