Partnership with Monarchs on the Move

ICEC is proud to announce a new partnership with ISU Extension and Outreach to facilitate “Monarchs on the Move” training across Iowa. ICEC is working ISU Extension and Outreach staff, including Professional Development Specialist Lynne Campbell, Crop Sciences Youth Education Specialist Maya Hayslett, and Associate Educator in O’Brien and Sioux Counties Beth Bunkers, to reach … Read more

Save the Date! Outdoor Learning Environments Conference June 18-19 in Ames

In partnership with Prairie Rivers of Iowa, ICEC is excited to present the Outdoor Learning Environments Conference. The conference will build a statewide network around Outdoor Learning Environments (OLEs). An OLE as a deliberately selected or designed outdoor setting, used and supported by many in the community that provides an intentional space for exploration, inquiry, … Read more

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Learn more about Iowa invasive species as we celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week, February 26 – March 2, 2018. What are invasive species? Invasive species are species of organism that are not native to an ecosystem and which cause harm. Invasive species generally grow and reproduce quickly, and spread aggressively with the potential to … Read more

Welcome to our New ExCom Members

ICEC is excited to welcome two new members to our Executive Committee – Mary Bulger and Lilly Jensen. As ExCom members, Mary and Lilly will help to set the direction for ICEC over the course of their three-year terms of service. Thank you Mary and Lilly for joining our team! Mary Bulger Mary grew up … Read more

Announcing the 2017 IAN/ICEC Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 IAN/ICEC Excellence in Environmental Education Awards! These awards recognize the best of environmental education in Iowa. This year, we had an incredible group of nominees from across the state, representing outstanding programs and individual contributions in the field of EE. Congratulations to all who were recognized for their … Read more

Jennifer Kurth Announced as Keynote Presenter at Winter Workshop 2018!

ICEC is excited to announce the keynote presenter, Jennifer Kurth, for Winter Workshop 2018. Jennifer is a Natural Resources Biologist in the Watershed Improvement Section of the Iowa DNR.  In the past, she worked on determining the causes of biological impairments. She now coordinates the monitoring contracts and data management for the DNR sponsored watershed … Read more