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Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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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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  • Dr. Jim Pease wins 2022 Hagie Heritage award

    SEP. 22, 2022

    Dr. Jim Pease of Ames has been selected by Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation to receive the 2022 Lawrence and Eula Hagie Heritage Award, which recognizes Iowans who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to improving the quality of Iowa's natural environment and encouraging others to do the same.

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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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