Spring Creek at Ft. Defiance State Park, Emmet County
Turin Prairie, Monona County
Cedar Valley Nature Trail
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FEB. 18, 2020
If the Invest in Iowa Act is passed, an estimated $171 million in sustainable, reliable, constitutionally protected funding will go into the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund every year.
FEB. 17, 2020
Good things come to those who wait. Better things come to those who go in search of them. Such seems to be the case for Ray and Patti Hamilton.
It was in this way that the couple found and fell in love with Codfish Hollow Hill Prairie, 60 acres of remnant and reconstructed prairie-covered hills and wooded valleys east of Maquoketa in Jackson County.
FEB. 6, 2020
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation applauds the introduction of Senate Study Bill 3116, which would fund the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund.
FEB. 3, 2020
I was lucky enough to visit Snyder Heritage Farm on Wednesday, Jan. 29 with INHF Land Stewardship Director Ryan Schmidt and Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Schmidt to hike and learn about the farm.
JAN. 30, 2020
The Trestle to Trestle Trail bridge in Polk County and the Hoover Nature Trail in Johnson County are the first two projects to receive a portion of the proceeds from the sales of Bagger Vodka.
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