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Beavers — as useful as they are interesting

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Trying to slow down floods or filter out pollution? Hoping to capture more water for agriculture? Worried about erosion or wildfire? It turns out that a beaver can help with all these problems and more.

In this episode of the Talk of Iowa Book Club, host Charity Nebbe talks with Ben Goldfarb, author of "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter."

Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa
Matthew was a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa