Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling


  • Calling all Young Iowans

    JUN. 30, 2020

    All young Iowans 12 and under are welcome to submit their works for this contest. Check out the prompts here.

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  • 2020 Legislative Session Recap

    JUN. 19, 2020

    INHF works together with legislators to help protect Iowa's natural places. This last session was a session productive in regard to our goals. Read about it in our recap.

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  • Home Field Advantage

    JUN. 15, 2020

    Kroul Farms is a well-known landmark along Highway 1 in eastern Iowa. Midway between Mount Vernon and Solon not far from Iowa City, the farm, its market and garden center are a destination for those looking for bedding plants in the spring, fresh vegetables in the summer, pumpkins in the fall and firewood in the winter.

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  • Meet INHF's 2020 Summer Interns

    JUN. 1, 2020

    Meet our Summer 2020 Interns

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  • The Healing Power of Nature

    MAY. 28, 2020

    About a week after much of Iowa began staying home to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Chad Graeve, a natural resource specialist and park ranger for the Pottawattamie County Conservation Board, sent me this message: “I've been noticing increased usage of Hitchcock [Nature Center] all week long. We're usually pretty quiet in the parking lot during the week and packed on the weekends. This week has brought steady usage, even with rotten weather."

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