Iowa city opens park to help pollinators thrive

Officials and volunteers in eastern Iowa have opened a park on a former vacant lot with hopes of increasing habitat for bees, butterflies and other insects and demonstrating the importance of such efforts.

Prairie restoration project underway

Mathy Quarry in the bluffs of La Crosse is closed until Saturday morning as efforts continue to restore its 32 acres into a thriving prairie.

News 8 Eye Piece: Gathering Sweetness

In this week's Eye Piece, Photographer John Schmidt takes us to Chaseburg to find out what goes into harvesting the produce of some of our hardest working pollinators.