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  • 2017 REAP Assembly schedule announced

    SEP. 27, 2017

    Every two years, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources hosts a series of public meetings to discuss the intricacies of Iowa's REAP (Resource Enhancement and Protection) program. During these assemblies, residents within the 18 governance districts get the opportunity to learn about the impact REAP has had in their region, give their input into what projects REAP should consider and discuss the REAP formula, policies and programs.

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  • INHF helps protect statewide Monarch habitat with pollinator partnership

    JUN. 28, 2017

    Iowa lies in the middle of the breeding ground for the North American monarch, but the monarch's numbers are drastically falling from a loss of breeding habitat. INHF recently received two grants to establish monarch habitat across the state.

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  • INHF protects 1,000-acre property in Madison and Clarke counties

    MAR. 27, 2017

    Heritage Hills is a special place — and INHF is working hard with the DNR to protect the plant and animal species that live there, and the Iowans who want to visit.

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  • Restoring Iowa's shallow lakes

    MAR. 21, 2017

    Shallow lakes are an important part of Iowa's natural landscape, and they serve as fragile ecosystems for plants, animals and migrating birds. INHF is helping to restore a few properties to their original state.

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  • Two popular trout streams protected in northeast Iowa

    FEB. 27, 2017

    INHF is helping to improve trout habitat and expand the use of trout streams in northeast Iowa by acquiring two Winneshiek County Properties.

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