Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
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MAR. 25, 2021
INHF will host a spring prairie hike at Kothenbeutel Prairie, a 40-acre native prairie preserve near Mason City
MAR. 23, 2021
Iowa Landowners honored for Gift to Iowa's Future Day 2021.
MAR. 17, 2021
Woody was elected to INHF's volunteer board of directors in 1995 and served in the role for more than 25 years.
MAR. 11, 2021
Meet INHF's Two Newest Land Stewardship Directors!
FEB. 19, 2021
Paul W. Johnson, a leader in the conservation community in Iowa and nationally, died on Monday at the age of 79. Johnson was a longtime advisor to Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) and was integral to many INHF protection projects along the Upper Iowa River in northeast Iowa. INHF board member Neil Hamilton reflects on the life and service of his friend and fellow conservationist.
At any given time, INHF is working on 40 different protection, restoration and trail projects. Learn more about what we’re working on:
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Photo: Sylvan Runkel State Preserve by Nathan Houck