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Jessica Rilling

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  • Iowa landowners to be honored at Capitol

    FEB. 28, 2018

    On Monday, March 5, 46 landowners will be recognized at the Iowa State Capitol for their contributions to conservation efforts in Iowa in 2017. “Gift to Iowa's Future” day is a yearly celebration of private landowners and organizations who made gifts of land, land value or conservation easements. In 2017, these gifts totaled more than $11 million and protected nearly 5,500 acres of land in 32 counties. Thirty-seven of the donors being recognized worked with INHF.

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  • Jewells protects family farm outside Decorah with Agricultural Land Easement

    FEB. 27, 2018

    Bobby Jewell wanted to keep his farm in the family. It was with conservation and the longevity of their family's farm operation in mind that the Jewells donated an agricultural land easement on 696 acres in Winneshiek County.

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  • Labor of Love

    DEC. 9, 2016

    The Neffs turned to INHF to explore permanent land protection options on their wetland near Fairfield. They decided to donate their property through INHF to Jefferson County Conservation Board with a condition that it remain open for public access.

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  • 3 conservation policy wins we're celebrating

    DEC. 22, 2015

    Bison roaming Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge. Photo courtesy of US Fish & Wildlife Service Midwest This winter solstice, INHF is celebrating three pieces of conservation policy signed by President Obama last week that provide huge support to Iowans hoping to do individual conservation and support conservation efforts in Iowa. Conservation Easement tax incentives Conservation easements are a great way for Iowans who want to protect the natural resource value of their land in the fu

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  • Brush of Excellence awarded to Dinsmores

    OCT. 16, 2015

    Last Thursday, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation awarded Jim and Patricia Dinsmore the Brush of Excellence for their lifetime achievements in conservation and contributions to conserving Iowa's land and water. The ceremony was held at Big Wall Lake Wildlife Management Area in Wright County, where a gift from the Dinsmores made possible a 130-acre addition to the Big Wall Lake complex. The award is a framed paintbrush that was once owned and used by famed cartoonist and conservation leader J

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