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Jessica Rilling

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  • Iowa landowners honored at Capitol

    MAR. 14, 2019

    On Tuesday, March 12, more than 40 gifts of land, land value or conservation easements were recognized at the Iowa Capitol. Gift to Iowa's Future Day is an annual celebration of private landowners and organizations for their contributions to conservation and recreational efforts across Iowa in 2019. This year, these gifts totaled more than $6 million and protected 5,700 acres across 35 counties.

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  • Loess is More at Green Hill Ranch

    APR. 24, 2018

    A groundbreaking partnership is helping create one of the Council Bluffs area's largest protected recreation areas

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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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