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Jessica Rilling

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  • Pat and Enid Cancilla of Iowa City win 2019 Hagie Heritage Award

    OCT. 31, 2019

    Pat and Enid Cancilla of Iowa City have been awarded the 2019 Lawrence and Eula Hagie Heritage Award. The Hagie Heritage Award recognizes 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. Pat, 89, and Enid, 88, were nominated for their conservation leadership in Johnson County and their work restoring native habitat on their personal property.

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  • Iowa landowners honored at Capitol

    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.

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  • A Woman's Place

    AUG. 28, 2018

    INHF has worked with landowners across the state to permanently protect Iowa's wild and working lands. Many of these landowners have been — and continue to be — women. While their stories have always been an essential part of ours, stories of women on the land have been historically underrepresented.

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  • Following Family Wishes

    JUN. 22, 2018

    Gary Hargroves of Monona County had a passion for conservation and owned prairie in the Loess Hills that embodied many of the area's natural features. However, when Gary passed away suddenly, the future of his land became an unknown.

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  • Iowa landowners to be honored at Capitol

    FEB. 28, 2018

    On Monday, March 5, 46 landowners will be recognized at the Iowa State Capitol for their contributions to conservation efforts in Iowa in 2017. “Gift to Iowa's Future” day is a yearly celebration of private landowners and organizations who made gifts of land, land value or conservation easements. In 2017, these gifts totaled more than $11 million and protected nearly 5,500 acres of land in 32 counties. Thirty-seven of the donors being recognized worked with INHF.

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