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.
acres in Iowa protected.
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Four decades of protecting the Iowa you love.
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volunteer hours dedicated to Iowa's land, water and wildlife.
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INHF has more than 300 alumni from it's internship program, many of them are now conservation leaders.
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Success stories of species that have made a comeback in Iowa in recent decades.
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Iowa has many fresh foraged food options across the state. With the right know-how and welcoming community, your wild dinner is could come from nearby nature.
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Many families have a multi-generational connection to INHF, passing along a culture of conservation.
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Two new additions to a natural area along the Mississippi River add to a northeast Iowa treasure.
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