JANUARY 2017

Protecting and restoring 
Iowa's  land, water and wildlife.

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Winter burns allow conservation groups the opportunity to change or diversify a landscape in the offseason.

upcoming events
March 9
March 22-23
Honey Creek Resort State Park
March 28-29
Iowa Statehose, Polk Co.
March 29
Iowa's Water and Land Legacy Lobby Day
Iowa Statehouse, Polk Co.
April 11
Chariton
May 
5-7

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Quad City Times

Iowa DNR
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INHF sends prairie seed for research to Tallgrass Prairie Center 
This fall, INHF worked with the Tallgrass Prairie Center to promote diversity in native prairies by sending seeds to be grown and distributed around the state.
Trail coming to Prairie City and Mitchellville
INHF is working on a trail that starts at Mitchellville city limits and runs through Prairie City. The trail will connect to the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge and offer riders, walkers and families a chance to experience small-town Iowa.
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Funding the Trust Fund can address the challenges we face in Iowa
There are currently at least $673.3 million in shovel-ready water quality, infrastructure, outdoor recreation and habitat projects ready to happen in Iowa. Now, all these back-log projects need is funding.
INHF internship openings
Blufflands land stewardship interns work hard to maintain and restore native landscapes in extreme Northeast Iowa. Interns will conduct needed land management and restoration on remnant and reconstructed prairies, woodlands, oak savannas and other natural areas owned or protected by INHF. Application deadline: Feb. 3, 2017.
INHF design interns are a vital part of INHF's outreach strategy. Interns work with every department to create display and handout materials, and complete special projects. Design interns gain experience working within an established brand and representing that brand to in-person and digital audiences. Application deadline: Feb. 10, 2017.
Want to post your Iowa conservation job opening to the INHF website

Contact Communications Specialist Kerri Sorrell at ksorrell@inhf.org .
2017 INHF nature calendars have arrived!
Not a member? The exclusive all-Iowa nature calendar is one of the benefits of being a member of Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation. Click below to learn more about membership or to sign up and receive your 2017 calendar. 
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About INHF
Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation is a nonprofit conservation group that works with private landowners and other partners to protect Iowa's land, water and wildlife. Since its founding in 1979, INHF has helped protect more than 150,000 acres of Iowa's natural resources.