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Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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  • Bill introduced to fund Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund

    MAR. 14, 2017

    The Water, Infrastructure, Soil for our Economy (WISE) water quality solution Kaufmann is introducing increases Iowa's sales tax by three-eighths of a penny over the next three years while offsetting the increase with an adjustment to the income tax filing threshold.

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  • Iowa partnership unveils strategy to conserve the monarch butterfly

    FEB. 27, 2017

    The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium, which includes INHF, today released a statewide strategy to support monarch butterfly recovery in Iowa and North America. The strategy — developed by the consortium — guides the implementation and documentation of a voluntary, statewide effort based on the best available science.

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  • New Option Emerges for Veterans Parkway Extension

    FEB. 23, 2017

    Following a series of meetings about the extension of Veterans Parkway and its potential to impact landowners and Great Western Trail users, volunteers formed a group of stakeholders interested in exploring additional options.

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  • Missouri nature preserve with INHF ties dedicated

    OCT. 19, 2016

    The City of Hannibal dedicated Sodalis Nature Preserve Oct. 21-22. The 185-acre preserve, protected permanently by a conservation easement held by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, features recreational trails and important hibernating habitat for an estimated 168,000 federally endangered Indiana bats — approximately one-third of all the Indiana bats in the world.

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  • Drake professor wins INHF's Hagie Heritage Award

    OCT. 14, 2016

    A longtime professor at Drake University will receive a statewide award for his extensive conservation efforts, including giving 1,350 hours of his time to a project aimed at restoring prairies on private land throughout the state. Dr. Thomas Rosburg will receive the 2016 Lawrence and Eula Hagie Heritage Award given by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF).

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