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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Exploring Iowa’s Natural Resources: Course information

    September 22, 2019 - January 12, 2020
  2. Growing Up WILD – Reconnecting Children with Nature

    November 9 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. ExCom Meeting

    December 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Latest News & Announcements

Signs of Fall

October 10, 2019
Lead students on a walk through a wooded area, schoolyard, local park, or neighborhood sidewalk to look for signs...
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2020 Call for Nominations

September 22, 2019
The call for nominations for ICEC ExCom is now open! ICEC is looking for individuals interested in joining the...
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The Very Last Passenger Pigeon

September 12, 2019
“There will always be pigeons in books and museums, but these are effigies and images, dead to all hardships...
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Seasonal Visits to a Special Outdoor Place

August 9, 2019
Find a special place outdoors where you and your students can observe nature throughout the school year. Your county...
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Things to do in your backyard!

July 11, 2019
Share these ideas with your own children, the neighborhood group, your childcare provider, and think about adapting some of...
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Fun summer outdoor experiences

June 13, 2019
There are many simple ways to get kids outdoors in Iowa this summer. Use this as a checklist to...
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