• Heritage in the Hills

    JAN. 10, 2023

    A piece of remnant prairie near Sioux City and Sergeant Bluff, on the northern end of the Loess Hills, is protected forever thanks to the generous donation of Scott and Sandra Wendel.

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  • Looking Back, Looking Forward

    DEC. 22, 2022

    Landowners Raleigh and Joey Buckmaster place a conservation easement on their carefully restored and preserved property on the Mississippi River in Allamakee County, protecting some of Iowa's rarest natural and archaeological treasures.

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  • Under Wild Skies

    SEP. 1, 2022

    Ann Werner's vision and dedication to healing the land on her family's farm in eastern Iowa leads to a donation to INHF.

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  • Sowing Something Meaningful

    DEC. 1, 2021

    A short drive from Ames, Mike and Linda Meetz's reconstructed and remnant prairie and wetlands are a sight to behold. But what can't be seen here – all of the individuals that have invested themselves in this place, and the countless others that have received something from it – is even more impressive.

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  • Wetland Wonders

    JAN. 2, 2019

    Ray and Patti Hamilton love discovering mother nature's gems. When a friend mentioned a high-quality fen wetaldn in Fayette County could be coming up for purchase, Ray and Patti quickly agreed this rare property was one of those gems that needed to be protected.

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