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Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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  • Meet INHF's 2021 Summer Interns

    JUN. 9, 2021

    Say hello to our summer interns! With 17 out in the prairies and four in the office, INHF has a new group of young hands and voices making a difference this summer.

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  • INHF to Host Wildflower Walk

    JUN. 1, 2021

    Grab your hiking boots and head to Snyder Heritage Farm to experience native flowers such as prairie phlox and Ohio spiderwort in full bloom. Bring binoculars, if you have them, to observe and enjoy grassland birds.

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  • 2021 Iowa Legislative Session Recap

    MAY. 26, 2021

    In the late night hours of Wednesday, May 19, the Iowa legislature concluded business and adjourned for the year. Governor Reynolds will now have 30 days to sign bills into law. Thanks to the advocacy of many INHF supporters and partners, we were able to influence conservation policy proposals and advocate for crucial program funding. Learn more about what happened in the 2021 session.

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  • A More Scenic Route

    MAY. 26, 2021

    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.

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  • A New Era of Trails in Eastern Iowa

    MAY. 26, 2021

    Ely, Iowa has come full circle. In the past hundred years it's gone from a thriving town to a bedroom community to a destination all its own. From the highway, Ely may not catch the eye of passing motorists. Hop on a bicycle, though, and your view of the town is transformed.

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