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More than 75 people gathered Saturday to help dedicate Turin Prairie in the Loess Hills, now a public area open for enjoyment.

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Oct. 1
Iowa Environmental Council Annual Conference - ECOnomics: Dollars, Sense & Sustainability
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Oct. 6
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Oct. 15

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Jordan Family Wildlife Area receives Habitat Stamp grant
INHF is happy to announce that Jordan Family Wildlife Area was awarded a Habitat Stamp grant this fall. This, coupled with private fundraising and other public funding, leaves the project a mere $48,000 away from completion! Read more about the soon-to-come public area for Story county, and donate today to help hasten the ownership transition from INHF to Story County Conservation of this beautiful oxbow wetland, woodland and prairie landscape just outside the Ames city limits.
Apply Now: Mark C. Ackelson Fellowship
Do you have a heart for activism as well as for Iowa's land, water, wildlife and people? Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation is looking for a dedicated conservationist to work with us on a temporary assignment to promote increased, reliable, consistent state funding for Iowa conservation.
Meet Sarah LeBlanc, INHF's new communications intern
Meet Sarah, INHF's newest office intern. Follow Sarah's work on the INHF blog and social media accounts, and in the next issue of Iowa Natural Heritage magazine.
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The list of organizations that support fully funding the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund is growing, and we're launching a renewed push to fund the Trust Fund this legislative session. Learn more about the IWILL coalition's goals:
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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.