Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
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NOV. 30, 2020
Accelerating climate change has caused wildfires to begin earlier and last longer, turning wildfire season into a year-round reality. This requires more people to help manage fires, and several INHF staff have been able to help while receiving valuable training in fire management.
Rick Dietz of Ames wins 2020 Hagie Heritage Award
NOV. 27, 2020
Learning how Iowa's land has been shaped by nature and human hands.
NOV. 6, 2020
Trails have provided a new sense of personal comfort in 2020.
OCT. 14, 2020
Katy Hull is INHF's Fall 2020 communications intern.
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