Our vision is for Iowa to have healthy lands and waters and sustainable agricultural systems that support fish and wildlife and provide for the needs of people here and around the world. The Nature Conservancy partners with agricultural experts, community leaders and policy makers, resulting in standards and practices that benefit both people and nature in a number of ways.
The Iowa Chapter newsletter is now online--learn about our great conservation work this year!
Land managers, farmers and municipal fire departments are working together to improve the prairies and pastures in the Loess Hills for forage, wildlife habitat and scenic beauty.
The 2013 Anna Beal Internship is now accepting applications from undergrad students attending an Iowa college or university.
For farmers in Iowa's Boone River watershed, the change to strip-till and cover crops can make sense both economically and environmentally. The Nature Conservancy and its partners are working to help farmers understand and adopt these conservation practices.
See how restoring old river channels along the Boone River helps benefit wildlife as well as landowners.
Farmers are stewards of the land, and in Iowa's Boone River watershed, they're working with The Nature Conservancy to improve water quality and wildlife habitat, while maintaining productive yields.