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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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Jewells protects family farm outside Decorah with Agricultural Land Easement
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INHF Volunteers Make Positive Impact on Iowa Landscape
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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Over three decades of protecting the Iowa you love.
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volunteer hours dedicated to Iowa's land, water and wildlife.
JUN. 6, 2018
“Iowa" and "mining" are not words commonly associated with one another, at least not anymore. But in some parts of the state, the two have a long history that has left its mark on the natural landscape.
JUN. 5, 2018
INHF will have 15 interns this summer, three in the office and 12 on our two land stewardship teams.
MAY. 30, 2018
The Drake University Agricultural Law Center is tackling issues surrounding protection of Iowa's land, water and wildlife in a new YouTube series titled, "Our Water, Our Land."
A central Iowa family is protecting their farm with community, education, restoration and recreation in mind.
MAY. 25, 2018
INHF is helping connect two major trails in central Iowa.
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