Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
We’ve helped protect over 185,000 acres of Iowa prairies, woodlands, lakes and rivers and blazed the way for Iowa’s trails.
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SEP. 22, 2022
INHF is helping to protect Little Sioux Scout Ranch in the Loess Hills by preserving its history and opening it to the public.
NOV. 22, 2022
Whether you plan to venture outdoors or opt to stay warm and cozy inside this winter, INHF will keep you comfortable in our custom merchandise.
NOV. 21, 2022
Thanks to our volunteers, this year INHF met a huge milestone. We surpassed 20,000 total volunteer hours dedicated to our organization over the last 10 years and across Iowa! Learn about all the achievements of our volunteers in 2022.
NOV. 10, 2022
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa strengthens stewardship throughout the region and helps to build
the next generation of conservationists
NOV. 2, 2022
This landscape evolved with fire. But when conditions aren't right or if suppressed for too long, fire can also wreak havoc. It takes skill to put fires where they should be, and to stop them where they shouldn't. This year, two INHF staff were called upon for these skills.
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