Iris at Quigley-Slattery Heritage Prairie, Buchanan County

Jessica Rilling

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  • Introducing: Heritage Valley

    MAY. 31, 2017

    Folded into the far reaches of northeast Iowa, Heritage Valley lingers in the minds of those who visit. The Allamakee County property is as magnificent as it is vast, as wild as it is richly diverse.

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  • Nature's fireworks

    JUL. 3, 2015

    Celebrate the Fourth of July with the beauty of flowers—Iowa's natural “fireworks.” From all of us here at INHF, have a happy Independence Day! This western sunflower shines in Van Buren County. (Photo by Lora Conrad)   Milkweed's blooms expand like the lights in the sky on the Fourth of July. (Photo by Nathan Houck)     Prairie smoke lightens up Cayler Prairie in Dickinson County. (Photo by Bruce Morrison)   This blue flag iris gives off a pop of color at Sn

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  • World Environment Day

    JUN. 5, 2015

    On behalf of all of us here at INHF, we just wanted thank you on World Environment Day for your generous support in our endeavors. Without it, we wouldn't be able to do what we do for this beautiful state we love. Continue to celebrate Iowa's land, water and wildlife everyday! INHF members have already helped protect more than 145,000 acres of Iowa's natural spaces. Membership gifts help establish, restore and protect new wildlife areas, trails, parks and natural lands across Iowa — places w

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  • A Year of Iowa Nature: Discovering Where We Live

    DEC. 2, 2014

    A new book of Carl Kurtz's photos has just been released by the University of Iowa Press.  It is a selection of Carl's weekly posts from the past 10 years. You can order a signed copy of the book from Carl or Larry Stone.  The price, which from US includes tax and postage is $25.00.  It is $27.50 plus tax from bookstores. See a description at the Bur Oak Web Site To order from Carl send a check for $25.00 to Carl Kurtz 1562 Binford Ave.  St. Anthony, IA

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  • Through Your Lens: Students and Kids

    AUG. 21, 2014

    Grab your cameras and start shooting! Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation announces our second “Through Your Lens” photo contest. You're never too young to appreciate Iowa's wild places! Submit your best nature shots for a chance to win a prize. We currently have two age groups that can be entered into this contest. The Kids contest is for photographers 8-12, and the Students contest is for photographers 13-18. The contest is open to all participants, regardless of state residence. Photo entr

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