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.


ICEC is the host for the biennial Midwest Environmental Education Conference in 2021. Please mark July 26-29, 2021 on your calendar and make plans to join us in scenic Decorah, Iowa!

ICEC Events

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    Growing Up WILD Online Training

    May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Latest News & Announcements

Game Jam 2021

by ICEC | April 8, 2021 | Home
ICEC just concluded Soil Game Jam! Early 2021, Iowa student teams in grades 3-8 were challenged to develop games...
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Iowa Invertebrates

by ICEC | April 8, 2021 | Home, Wild
More than 97% of the animal species on Earth are invertebrates. Invertebrates are small animals that do not have...
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2021 Conservation Teacher of the Year Award Application

by ICEC | April 7, 2021 | Home
Annually, ICEC and the Iowa Soil Conservation Awards Program, presents two awards to outstanding teachers who are creating awareness...
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Iowa Nature Series of Publications

by ICEC | March 31, 2021 | Home
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Association of Naturalists have released of a new 10-part article...
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To Zone or Not to Zone

by iowaeeadmin | March 11, 2021 | Home, Wild
There are many issues involved when we are deciding how to utilize the land and our natural resources. How...
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Winter Camouflage and Coloration in Iowa’s Wildlife

by ICEC | February 11, 2021 | Home, Wild
For many Iowa animals, the stark landscape – bare trees and a bright white groundcover – makes them stand...
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