Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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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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  • 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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