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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Celebrate Iowa’s Catfish

by ICEC | June 9, 2022 | Home, Wild
Celebrate National Catfish Day (annually on June 25) by learning more about Iowa’s most abundant and widely distributed sport...
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Native Pollinators

by ICEC | May 12, 2022 | Home, Wild
What is Pollination? Pollination is the process where plants receive pollen from other plants of the same species so...
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Endangered Species Day

by ICEC | April 14, 2022 | Home, Wild
Celebrate Endangered Species Day (20 May 2022) by learning more about Iowa endangered and threatened animals and plants. Find...
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Resources to help with field investigations

by ICEC | March 10, 2022 | Home, Wild
Outdoor experiences in nature increase students’ problem solving abilities and motivation to learn in social studies, science, language arts,...
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Counting Birds for Science

by ICEC | February 10, 2022 | Home, Wild
Bundle up, grab your binoculars and head out to count birds for science! Join in on the 2022 Great...
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Teaching outdoor skills courses scheduled

by ICEC | January 18, 2022 | Home
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is sponsoring six courses on how to teach outdoor skills for K–12...
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