MAY 2016

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

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Helen Gunderson always hoped her land would have more prairie one day. It was especially nice to see it in her lifetime, when 77 acres she donated to INHF was planted to prairie last week.

INHF is a member-supported organization. All new memberships ($25/year) will be matched by the Principal Financial Group Foundation. Become a member today:
upcoming Events
Monona County
June 3-5
Johnson County
June 12
Raccoon River Valley Trail
June 18
July 16

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The Des Moines Register

Iowa DNR

Cedar Rapids Gazette
Newton Daily News

Radio Iowa
Quad City Times

Iowa Public Radio

The Des Moines Register
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A century ride on the Trout Run Trail is raising money for the Decorah-area Neste Valley and Dry Run Trail projects. Once funding is complete, the projects will create a new 170-acre county park and connect 40 miles of trail from Cresco to Decorah.
Join us for an interactive training focused on identifying and removing invasive woodland plants. Volunteers will participate in "upcycling" the invasive plants to be used as food for animals at Blank Park Zoo.
Know a great Iowa photographer? INHF is now accepting submissions for our 2017 all-Iowa nature calendar.
Each year, INHF's graphic design intern creates the calendar we send to our 7,000 members. To receive your INHF calendar, become a member today!
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Find great places and new ways to discover Iowa's outdoor treasures. Have an idea to share? Let us know!
Discover the beautiful Loess Hills in western Iowa this weekend with three great opportunities to get outside and explore!

You asked and we listened: Here are five more of Iowa's most invasive plant species, and how you can manage them in your garden or on your land.
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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 145,000 acres of Iowa's natural resources.