History

Timeline and Milestones

  • 1953 Conservation Education Association formed nationally (via Izaak Walton League)
  • 1958 ICEC incorporated (consortium of 40 different agencies/institutions)
    • Stimulate cooperation among individuals and agencies interest in conservation education (CE)
    • Assist schools with CE
    • Development of CE materials
    • Stimulate development of CE in Iowa
  • 1968 ICEC reincorporated, allowed voting membership
  • 1969 First Newsletter
  • 1982 Reincorporated, allowed board to be made up of all members
  • 1991 Reincorporated, average about 400 members
  • 2007 Reincorporated, name changed to Iowa Conservation Education Coalition, bylaws revised
  • 2011 Introduced new branding
  • 2012 contracted for accounting services