Nominations open for ICEC Executive Committee

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The call for nominations for ICEC ExCom is now open! ICEC is looking for individuals interested in joining the leadership of ICEC. ExCom is a volunteer board of directors working together with members and partners to provide opportunities for Iowa’s conservation and environmental educators to learn, build relationships, and creatively collaborate. Nominees must be members … Read more

Celebrate Iowa’s Prairie Heritage

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September 13-19, 2020 is Iowa Prairie Heritage Week! Iowa’s landscape was once covered by vast rolling hills of prairie.  An estimated 85% of the land was prairie grass and flowers when European settlers first arrived. Since that time the Iowa landscape has changed drastically and today only 1/10 of 1% of our native prairie remains. … Read more

2021 MEEC Call for Presentations

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ICEC is the host organization for the 2021 Midwest Environmental Education Conference. The conference will be based at Luther College in Decorah on July 26-29, 2021. Please add the dates to your calendar, bookmark the conference website, and start making plans to attend! Check back often for updates. Exploring Community: Land, People, Water is our … Read more

Poster and Photo Contest Alert


The National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) is now accepting submissions for the 2020 NACD and NACD Auxiliary Poster and Photo Contest.   The annual poster contest is open to students K-12 and celebrates the 2020 Stewardship theme “Where Would We BEE Without Pollinators?”   The photo contest is open to all amateur photographers who … Read more