Katy Heggen

Blog posts by this Author:

  • Homeward Bound

    Three Iowans who left the state early in their conservation career reflect on their decision to return to their roots.

  • Seasons of Change

    As the one year anniversary of the derecho approaches, the efforts of one small community in restoring Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center, a place that invites people to explore the intersection of ecology, spirituality and holistic health, is a beacon of hope.

  • A More Scenic Route

    Iowa is home to over a dozen national and state scenic byways. The I-35 corridor isn't one of them. However, there are bits of beauty to be found along this well-traveled route, including a stretch between Ames and Story City that has been stewarded by the same couple for nearly 50 years. Thanks to a series of game-changing decisions, this stretch of I-35 is on its way to becoming more scenic.

  • INHF to Host Spring Prairie Hike

    INHF will host a spring prairie hike at Kothenbeutel Prairie, a 40-acre native prairie preserve near Mason City

  • Converging Trails

    Learn more about trail recreation groups in Iowa.

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