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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Iowa Envirothon

Decorah team repeats

Decorah team repeats as state winner in the annual CDI Iowa Envirothon competition Two teams from Decorah, Iowa, had much to cheer at the end of a challenging day competing in the annual “2024 Envirothon®” event, organized by the Conservation Districts of Iowa (CDI) – team “Decorah Nerd Republic” repeated as Iowa’s 1st place champion,... Continue reading

Iowa Envirothon

2024 Iowa Envirothon

We are so proud of the many young Iowa scholars who participated in the 2024 Iowa Envirothon – and congratulations to our top winning team, repeating as Iowa Envirothon champions for the second year in a row: Decorah Nerd Republic, from Decorah, Iowa. The team will go on to compete in the international competition, July... Continue reading

scholarship winner

Scholarship Received

Ellie Miglin was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Iowa Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society. Pictured are Jerry Neppel, Chapter President, Ellie (center), and Miranda Haes, Chapter President-elect. Awards ceremony was held 4/26/2024 on the University of Iowa campus. Ellie was a 2023 Green Iowa AmeriCorps Member serving with ICEC. Continue reading