Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
We’ve helped protect over 170,000 acres of Iowa prairies, woodlands, lakes and rivers and blazed the way for Iowa’s trails.
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APR. 17, 2019
April is National Volunteer Month, a time to celebrate the positive impact of volunteers. For their continuous hard work this month and every month, we thank them.
APR. 1, 2019
As CRM Coordinator, Kevin will develop and manage a new database to increase tracking efficiency and improve cohesiveness, giving INHF staff a better understanding of the relationship between donors and land projects.
MAR. 29, 2019
A bill that would eliminate the use of the State Revolving Loan Fund for buying land that will go to a public entity to improve water quality has been assigned to a House Agriculture subcommittee next Tuesday at noon.
MAR. 19, 2019
In rural Iowa and beyond, county conservation boards and Iowa's REAP program are bringing nature to Iowans.
MAR. 14, 2019
On Tuesday, March 12, more than 40 gifts of land, land value or conservation easements were recognized at the Iowa Capitol. Gift to Iowa's Future Day is an annual celebration of private landowners and organizations for their contributions to conservation and recreational efforts across Iowa in 2019. This year, these gifts totaled more than $6 million and protected 5,700 acres across 35 counties.
At any given time, INHF is working on 40 different protection, restoration and trail projects. Learn more about what we’re working on:
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Photo: Sylvan Runkel State Preserve by Nathan Houck