Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

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  • INHF welcomes Greg Grupp as new chair; other board moves

    OCT. 31, 2023

    INHF welcomes Greg Grupp as the new chair of its board of directors, replacing John Fisher, who served the last two years. Peter Brown joins the board, and Kirsten Heine and Jeff Lockwood end their terms of service.

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  • Dr. Ron Eckoff Wins 2023 Hagie Heritage Award

    OCT. 9, 2023

    Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation has selected Dr. Ron Eckoff of Cumming to receive the 2023 Hagie Heritage Award. Endowed in 1989 by Jan Shindel and Ila Jeanne Logan in honor of their parents, Lawrence and Eula Hagie, the award recognizes Iowans who have demonstrated extraordinary personal service and commitment to improving the quality of Iowa's natural environment, while encouraging others to do the same.

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  • North American Prairie Conference returns to Iowa

    APR. 25, 2023

    The conference will be held June 26-29 in the heart of the tallgrass prairie region — Altoona, Iowa, which lies just outside Des Moines. Field trips all over central Iowa will emphasize experiential learning in high-quality prairie remnants and restorations, and dozens of sessions over four days will share the latest in prairie research, management and philosophy.

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  • Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation purchases Little Sioux Scout Ranch

    JAN. 25, 2023

    Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) has purchased the Little Sioux Scout Ranch in western Iowa from the Mid-America Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

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  • Wendel Family donates more than 100 acres of Loess Hills Prairie to INHF

    OCT. 18, 2022

    The Wendel family has donated 113 acres of Loess Hills prairie in Bronson, east of Sergeant Bluff, to Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation, ensuring that this ecologically rich area is forever protected from the development pressures of the nearby Sioux City Metro area.

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