People biking on an Iowa recreation trail

"Iowa By Trail" App

May 24, 2017 | 3 min

Explore how the Iowa by Trail app can help trail users across Iowa plan their excursions, and learn about the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation's history in helping build Iowa's trail system.

Bee on a flower

Protecting Iowa Pollinators

May 24, 2017 | 6 min

The future of Iowa agriculture and ecosystem may hinge on the health of it's pollinators. Meet the people hoping to ensure these vital species continue to thrive.

Paddling through Sweet Marsh

Sweet Marsh Paddling (Waverly, Iowa)

May 24, 2017 | 7 min

In the early days of spring, one aquatic outfitter is taking paddlers into an Iowa marsh. This crisp, early spring immersion brings Iowans of all paddling abilities directly into the sights and sounds of bird migration.


Woman on top of wind turbine in Greene County, Iowa

Wind Turbine Climbing (Greene County)

May 24, 2017 | 9 min

Wind turbines have become a ubiquitous landmark on the Iowa countryside. But as common as turbines have become, few have an opportunity to climb these towers and see our state from above.