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Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

Blog For Tag "conservation easement"

  • On Sacred Ground - Spirituality, conservation and connection

    JAN. 30, 2019

    For some, it's a sense of responsibility rooted in their faith that moves them to protect, restore and steward the land. For others, it is nature itself that provides a sense of place, purpose and belonging. Often, the two are intertwined.

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  • Meadow-morphasis

    NOV. 21, 2018

    John and Shari Paule worked for years to restore their land in Madison County. Now, they're protecting it well into the future.

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  • The Family Trees

    AUG. 13, 2018

    For more than a century, the Ferguson Timber has given life to an extended family. Now, the family is ensuring its future.

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  • Planting Season

    JUL. 31, 2018

    Cathy Irvine of Benton County donated her land to UNI's Tallgrass Prairie Center to use as a restoration demonstration and future educational spot for UNI students. To ensure its long-term protection, Cathy donated the land to INHF, and INHF transferred the property to UNI with a conservation easement.

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  • Bound by the Land

    JUL. 3, 2018

    A shared vision between friends became an opportunity to permanently protect a large complex in Mahaska County.

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