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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Over three decades of protecting the Iowa you love.
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volunteer hours dedicated to Iowa's land, water and wildlife.
NOV. 5, 2018
Ed Weimerskirk loved his land - and entrusted his woodlands, trout streams and pasture to INHF to care for into the future.
OCT. 29, 2018
Between now and Nov. 6, please ask your candidates and elected officials if they support saving our soil, cleaning our water, protecting wildlife habitat and getting people outdoors.
Sportspeople do more than hunt Iowa's protected land. They're also one of the leaders behind saving it.
SEP. 25, 2018
George and Trish Patrick of Story County have been selected to receive the 2018 Lawrence and Eula Hagie Heritage Award. The award, given annually by INHF, recognizes Iowans who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to conservation and improvement of the natural environment.
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.
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