Help gather information for bird conservation

The Christmas Bird Count is an annual event sponsored by Audubon. All Christmas Bird Counts are conducted between December 14 to January 5, inclusive dates, each season. This longest running Citizen Science survey in the world provides critical data on population trends. It is organized into circles, and each circle counts as many birds as … Read moreHelp gather information for bird conservation

Using Local History

A human community is a group of people who live and interact with one another in a specific region under relatively similar environmental, social, and political conditions. A natural community is a group of plants and animals that live and interact with one another in a specific region under similar environmental conditions. Our human communities … Read moreUsing Local History

IAN-ICEC Award nominations due 12/1!

Please consider nominating a colleague, a group you work with, and even yourself for one the IAN-ICEC environmental education excellence awards! You can find information here and nomination applications can be emailed to committee chair, Sarah Subbert!

New Executive Director to start in December!

ICEC Welcomes Alicia Vasto, our new Executive Director! Alicia grew up in Adel, Iowa, attending ADM public schools and graduating as valedictorian in 2007. She received a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2011. She then attained a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University in 2013, with a … Read moreNew Executive Director to start in December!