Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
We’ve helped protect over 165,000 acres of Iowa prairies, woodlands, lakes and rivers and blazed the way for Iowa’s trails.
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SEP. 5, 2018
For nearly 30 years, Snyder Heritage Farm has been slowly transitioning from a traditional farm to a beautiful blend of prairie, oak savanna, woodland and wetland ecosystems. INHF volunteers have been an integral part of the transformation.
SEP. 4, 2018
This summer was hot and, at times, rainy, but INHF volunteers didn't let that stop them from getting outdoors.
AUG. 31, 2018
2018 is the Year of the Bird, designated by National Geographic and the Audubon Society. INHF spoke with bird conservation leaders in Iowa to understand where we've come from and where we're headed.
AUG. 30, 2018
In the land stewardship world, spring and fall in Iowa are all about two things – prescribed fire and prairie seed harvests.
AUG. 28, 2018
INHF has worked with landowners across the state to permanently protect Iowa's wild and working lands. Many of these landowners have been — and continue to be — women. While their stories have always been an essential part of ours, stories of women on the land have been historically underrepresented.
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