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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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  • In Case You Missed It: 2017 at INHF

    DEC. 20, 2017

    2017 was a record breaking year for INHF. Take a look back at the biggest moments of the year, and the work ahead for 2018.

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  • Chimney Rocks conservation easement protects viewshed along Upper Iowa River

    SEP. 21, 2017

    Viewsheds frequently provide more than striking scenery: they are a frame through which we understand and appreciate a landscape. Thanks to a conservation easement, Upper Iowa River paddlers can enjoy a striking view for generations to come.

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  • Winneshiek County acquires first public site in 25 years

    JUL. 21, 2017

    Just outside Decorah, INHF helped Winneshiek County Conservation purchase a 240-acre farm. The site may be the future home of a WCCB nature center and holds a key corridor for the planned Dry Run Trail, a connection between the Praire Farmer Trail and Trout Run Trail.

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