Katy Heggen

Blog posts by this Author:

  • Big heart on the Little Sioux River

    Family connection flows along the Sioux River.

  • Lay of the Land

    Learning how Iowa's land has been shaped by nature and human hands.

  • Gaining Ground

    Park and trail usage has increased exponentially across the country in recent months as people continue to look for safe spaces to exercise, decompress and connect with nature, and Iowa is no exception.

  • All Things Considered

    When Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation purchased the 1,011-acre former Central Iowa 4-H camp near Madrid late last September, for many, the moment was bittersweet. It marked both an end, but also a new beginning. One that was filled with possibility.

  • A Place in the Woods

    As he hikes the woodland surrounding his home one spring afternoon, Fred Weitz names each wildflower he passes. It's a trait he inherited from his mother, and an interest he's continued to cultivate over the years.

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