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INHF has protected over 150,000 acres and worked in 95 of Iowa's 99 counties. Explore the areas INHF has helped protect over the last three decades.
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INHF protects 1,000-acre property in Madison and Clarke counties
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Bill introduced to fund Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund
Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
We’ve helped protect over 150,000 acres of Iowa prairies, woodlands, lakes and rivers and blazed the way for Iowa’s trails.
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Over three decades of protecting the Iowa you love.
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volunteer hours dedicated to Iowa's land, water and wildlife.
APR. 5, 2017
Landowners gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday to be recognized for their gifts to conservation in Iowa.
APR. 21, 2017
More than 40 Iowans gathered together on the Great Western Trail on Tuesday, April 18, to care for a patch of remnant prairie that sits hidden along the trail.
APR. 18, 2017
Heidi Soliday is embarking on a Climate Ride through the Pacific Northwest for Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, the first beneficiary from Iowa.
MAR. 27, 2017
Heritage Hills is a special place — and INHF is working hard with the DNR to protect the plant and animal species that live there, and the Iowans who want to visit.
MAR. 21, 2017
Shallow lakes are an important part of Iowa's natural landscape, and they serve as fragile ecosystems for plants, animals and migrating birds. INHF is helping to restore a few properties to their original state.
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