Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

Blog For Tag "awards"

  • Looking out for Okoboji

    JUN. 6, 2017

    Ann G. and Sigurd Anderson were honored this year at Gift to Iowa's Future Day, a ceremony recognizing Iowa landowners who gave gifts of land or conservation easements to the state. Ann and Sig originally donated a conservation easement on Green Pastures in Dickinson County before donating the land to INHF for longterm management and ownership.

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  • Landowners recognized at Gift to Iowa's Future Day

    APR. 5, 2017

    Landowners gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday to be recognized for their gifts to conservation in Iowa.

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  • Hagie Heritage Award presented in Decorah

    NOV. 19, 2015

    On Friday, Nov. 13, INHF presented the annual Lawrence & Eula Hagie Heritage Award to Mary Lewis and Beth Lynch at Phelps Park in Decorah, Iowa. The Hagie award recognizes Iowans who devote outstanding personal service to Iowa's natural heritage and who encourage others to do the same. This year's recipients showed a dedication to conservation with their efforts to remove invasive garlic mustard from Decorah-area parks. The ceremony began at 4 p.m. with over 60 people in attendance. A recept

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  • Gunderson Nature Park dedication

    NOV. 2, 2015

    Join the City of Eldora and INHF for the dedication and celebration of the Gunderson Nature Park, Wednesday Nov. 11th at 1:00 p.m. at the entrance of the park. The park is located directly North of the Hardin County Fair Grounds (east end). Bob and Mary Lou Gunderson have long been involved with Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and conserving Iowa's land and water. In 2012, INHF presented the Gundersons with the Hagie Heritage Award , a recognition meant to honor Iowans who have demonstrate

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  • Brush of Excellence awarded to Dinsmores

    OCT. 16, 2015

    Last Thursday, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation awarded Jim and Patricia Dinsmore the Brush of Excellence for their lifetime achievements in conservation and contributions to conserving Iowa's land and water. The ceremony was held at Big Wall Lake Wildlife Management Area in Wright County, where a gift from the Dinsmores made possible a 130-acre addition to the Big Wall Lake complex. The award is a framed paintbrush that was once owned and used by famed cartoonist and conservation leader J

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