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Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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  • INHF renews its accreditation status

    MAR. 10, 2022

    INHF has been verified to be practicing at the highest possible conservation standards for the past 11 years by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, the national accrediting body for land trusts.

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  • Winter Workday at Perkins Prairie (Jefferson)

    JAN. 20, 2022

    Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF) will host a winter work day at Perkins Prairie on Saturday, Feb. 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will remove unwanted brush and non-native plants from the prairie and are welcome to stay and hike after the event.

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  • INHF permanently protects East Okoboji Lake property

    DEC. 15, 2021

    Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation closed on a 50-acre property on the shores of East Okoboji Lake Monday and at the same time ensured it will permanently remain a natural area with the help of the Dickinson County Conservation.

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  • Tom Murray of Decorah wins Hagie Heritage Award

    SEP. 30, 2021

    Tom Murray of Decorah has been selected to receive the 2021 Lawrence and Eula Hagie Heritage Award. The Hagie Heritage Award is given annually by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation to recognize Iowans who have demonstrated extraordinary personal service and commitment to improving the quality of Iowa's natural environment and who encourage others to do the same.

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  • INHF protects shoreline on East Okoboji Lake

    SEP. 7, 2021

    With the support of hundreds of donors, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation has raised enough money to purchase 50 acres on the shoreline of East Okoboji Lake and preserve its natural state. INHF was facing a Sept. 7 deadline to raise $8.2 million, and they met their goal with one day to spare thanks to an astounding push by the local community.

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