MARCH 2017

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

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Heritage Hills protects the  rugged, wooded topography Madison and Clarke counties are known for, safeguarding wildlife habitat and recreation.

upcoming events
State Capitol Building, Polk Co.
March 29
Polk Co.
March 29
State Capitol Building, Polk Co.
April 11
Fairfield, Jefferson Co.
May 13
Des Moines, Polk Co.
May 18
Onawa, Monona Co.
June 2-4

Cumming, Warren Co.
April 11
Des Moines, Polk Co.
April 21
Allamakee Co.
May 6
Des Moines, Polk Co.
May 18
Monona Co.
June 2
Jester Park, Polk Co.
June 3
Des Moines, Polk Co.
June 15

Conservation links

Iowa DNR

The Oskaloosa Herald

Ottumwa Courier
INHF is a member-supported organization.  All new memberships ($25/year) will be matched by the Principal Financial Group Foundation. Become a member today:
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After seven years, a bill was introduced in the Iowa House to fund the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund. Now legislators need to hear from us that we support the bill (HF597). Contact your legislators, or join us April 11 at the Iowa State Capitol to show your support for the WISE Solution.
You're invited to a public dedication celebration for Neff Wetland, 36 acres of wetland located on the eastern edge of Fairfield. Neff Wetland was recently donated to the the Jefferson County Conservation Board through INHF by Dave and Sheri Neff on the condition that it remain open for public access.

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Calling all photographers: Submit your photos today for consideration for Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation's 2018 calendar! Each year, we produce a nature wall calendar for INHF members, featuring some of the most beautiful shots of Iowa's land, water and wildlife.

INHF summer internship openings
Test the waters in all aspects of communications - magazine writing, press releases, photography, content marketing, social media, websites, blogs and more. INHF communications interns gain valuable experience and professional clips in print and digital media platforms. 

Application deadline: April 14, 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: April 7, 2017.
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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.