Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling


  • INHF Board Spotlight: Gilda Boyer

    MAR. 19, 2024

    This blog series highlights and acknowledges our dedicated board members. Lending their time and talents on a volunteer basis for the protection of Iowa's land, water and wildlife, INHF's board is an incredible show of dedication and expertise. Meet Gilda Boyer.

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  • The Nature of Iowa: From INHF's Ackelson Fellow

    MAR. 15, 2024

    As a transplanted Texan, Camilla Price, learned that parks, trails, and wildlife areas matter wherever you are. This legislative season, Camilla has served as INHF's Mark C. Ackelson Fellow focusing on natural resource policy. At the Capitol or out on the trails, here's what Camilla's discovering about the nature of Iowa.

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  • Iowa's past holds lessons'

    MAR. 15, 2024

    Having grown up in a family with an appreciation for nature and outdoor activities, Cathy Irvine has spent her life connected to the land. She took extra steps to ensure nature was part of her students' understanding of the world throughout her career in special education and continues this work with her land donation of her families farm, creating Irvine Prairie.

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  • Bill threatening parks, trails and wildlife areas unlikely to advance in Legislature

    MAR. 13, 2024

    The House State Government Committee declined to consider Senate File 2324, meaning the bill is not likely to advance any further this session. The bill would have restrict opportunities to grow Iowa's parks, trails, and wildlife areas.

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  • Bill that threatens parks, trails and wildlife areas advances to the House

    FEB. 27, 2024

    The Iowa Senate passed SF 2324 with a 30-17 vote on Wednesday, February 28th. This bill would restrict opportunities to grow Iowa's parks, trails, and wildlife areas. The bill now moves to the House for consideration. Learn more about the bill, its threat to future parks and trails and how you can advocate to oppose the bill.

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