Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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  • 15-Minute Nature Fix

    JUN. 13, 2022

    Summer break is here and your routine may be disrupted with playdates and sleepovers. Perhaps your evenings and weekends are already filling up with farmer's markets, outdoor concerts, pool parties, and dinners with friends. Warmer weather brings a hustle and bustle that can be energizing, shaking off the lazier, chillier days we mostly spent inside. But that sudden busyness can sometimes be draining as well, leaving us in need of a recharge. The outdoors can fill us back up.

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  • Natural Solution

    JAN. 31, 2019

    A flood-prone creek has wreaked havoc on Des Moines. New protection upstream aims to ease flooding woes.

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  • On Sacred Ground - Spirituality, conservation and connection

    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.

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  • South Skunk River buffered with Sleepy Hollow Park addition in Ames

    JAN. 29, 2019

    Sleepy Hollow Park in Story County will soon grow by more than 15 acres thanks to a joint project by INHF, the Story County Conservation Board (SCCB) and the Story County chapter of Pheasants Forever.

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  • Building Chichaqua

    FEB. 28, 2018

    Nature is abundant in Iowa's most populous county, if you know where to look.

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