Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

Blog For Tag "neal smith national wildlife refuge"

  • A Wild Idea

    APR. 21, 2022

    Half an hour east of Des Moines, the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge offers a look into Iowa's prairie past - and here, present - complete with roaming bison and elk, native wildflowers, grasses and sedges. But it hasn't always been this way.

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  • In Case You Missed It: 2017 at INHF

    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.

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  • No species too small

    SEP. 27, 2017

    Iowa was once home to an amazing array of animal species, providing habitat to a diverse mix of mammals, birds, reptiles and insects. Some of these species are now threatened. Learn more about some of the smallest creatures INHF works to protect.

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  • The Missing Link

    JAN. 9, 2017

    A trail that starts at Mitchellville city limits and runs through Prairie City will offer riders, walkers and families a chance to experience small-town Iowa.

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  • INHF helping expand Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

    DEC. 27, 2016

    The Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge is a sanctuary for both the animals who live there and the Iowans who enjoy the scenery.

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