The Iowa Conservation Education Coalition (ICEC) is a non-profit organization with a long-standing tradition of providing professional development to formal and non-formal educators in conservation and environmental education.  ICEC is the unifying voice for conservation and environmental education in Iowa. Individuals, organizations, and agencies interested in promoting conservation and environmental education in Iowa are key players in the success of ICEC.

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July 12, 2018
What is a “flood”? A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land which is normally dry. Floods...
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Helping our Native Pollinators

June 14, 2018
What is Pollination? Pollination is the process where plants receive pollen from other plants of the same species so...
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Fungus Among Us

May 10, 2018
All the wet weather this May is making conditions perfect for fungus! These pictures feature Xylaria polymorpha which is...
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Keep Wildlife Wild

April 12, 2018
It is that magical time of year again when baby wildlife are born and hatched. We often stumble upon...
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National Environmental Education Week

April 2, 2018
April 23-29, 2018 National Environmental Education Week (EE Week) is the nation’s largest celebration of environmental education. With support...
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Registration Open for Outdoor Learning Environments Conference

March 28, 2018
ICEC and Prairie Rivers of Iowa invites educators, conservationists, community leaders, landscapers, and others that value outdoor education to...
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Partnership with Monarchs on the Move

March 12, 2018
ICEC is proud to announce a new partnership with ISU Extension and Outreach to facilitate “Monarchs on the Move”...
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Spring Themed Nature Games

March 8, 2018
Keep your students active this spring with these fun spring themed games. Robin’s Egg Select one student to be...
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Want to Get More Involved with ICEC?

February 28, 2018
ICEC is looking for members to join our Finance and Fundraising Committees! These new committees work to ensure the...
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Save the Date! Outdoor Learning Environments Conference June 18-19 in Ames

February 15, 2018
In partnership with Prairie Rivers of Iowa, ICEC is excited to present the Outdoor Learning Environments Conference. The conference...
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National Invasive Species Awareness Week

February 8, 2018
Learn more about Iowa invasive species as we celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week, February 26 – March 2,...
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Welcome to our New ExCom Members

January 24, 2018
ICEC is excited to welcome two new members to our Executive Committee – Mary Bulger and Lilly Jensen. As...
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