Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County
MAR. 14, 2019
On Tuesday, March 12, more than 40 gifts of land, land value or conservation easements were recognized at the Iowa Capitol. Gift to Iowa's Future Day is an annual celebration of private landowners and organizations for their contributions to conservation and recreational efforts across Iowa in 2019. This year, these gifts totaled more than $6 million and protected 5,700 acres across 35 counties.
JAN. 30, 2019
For some, it's a sense of responsibility rooted in their faith that moves them to protect, restore and steward the land. For others, it is nature itself that provides a sense of place, purpose and belonging. Often, the two are intertwined.
DEC. 20, 2017
2017 was a record breaking year for INHF. Take a look back at the biggest moments of the year, and the work ahead for 2018.
NOV. 16, 2017
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation has released two new, easy-to-use tools for Iowa landowners interested in exploring methods for permanently protecting their land.
JUL. 20, 2017
Conservation easements allow landowners to retain the ownership and use of their land, but place desired restrictions on the land's current and future use, like development, mining or other practices that might be detrimental to the land's natural resources.