Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
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MAR. 17, 2020
During the past few weeks INHF staff has closely monitored the situation around COVID-19. Our team has followed official guidelines and taken an active role in making sure our staff, supporters, volunteers, landowners and partners are protected. The need for immediate action through social distancing, rescheduling of events and limited travel are all part of our plan to keep ourselves and our neighbors around the state healthy.
JUN. 30, 2020
All young Iowans 12 and under are welcome to submit their works for this contest. Check out the prompts here.
JUN. 19, 2020
INHF works together with legislators to help protect Iowa's natural places. This last session was a session productive in regard to our goals. Read about it in our recap.
JUN. 15, 2020
Kroul Farms is a well-known landmark along Highway 1 in eastern Iowa. Midway between Mount Vernon and Solon not far from Iowa City, the farm, its market and garden center are a destination for those looking for bedding plants in the spring, fresh vegetables in the summer, pumpkins in the fall and firewood in the winter.
JUN. 1, 2020
Meet our Summer 2020 Interns
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