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.
Enhancing Education – Naturally – Call for Presenters deadline extended to 12/7/22! Learn how improving mental health and student achievement are just out the door… February 11, 2023 – Drake University Winter Workshop 2023 will be in person at Drake University, with an option for virtual attendance. Our ICEC Annual Membership Meeting will kick off... Continue reading
Famous Conservationists with Iowa Ties! To understand Iowa’s early conservationists we need to examine the world in which they grew up. Many of our early conservationists were growing up when Iowa’s landscape was at the pinnacle of change. Iowa’s natural areas were being altered and destroyed and wildlife was being hunted with little regulation. As... Continue reading
Have you or someone you know done something great for conservation or environmental education (CE / EE) in Iowa? Nominate them (or yourself) for an IAN-ICEC Award for Excellence in Environmental Education! These awards are a great way to recognize the wonderful things happening in CE / EE in Iowa. Learn more and download the... Continue reading
Below are the candidate statements for ICEC’s Executive Committee nominees for the 2023-2025 term. ICEC’s members are asked to review the statements. All members in good standing are eligible to vote and will receive the voting link via the November newsletter and follow-up email. If you are a current member (paid annual or Life) and... Continue reading
Does the sight of a spider cause you to run from the room? Do you feel panicked at the very thought of an animal encounter? If so, you might be one of the many Americans who have an animal phobia. Whether these fears stem from urban legends or real-life encounters, it’s normal to be scared... Continue reading
Iowa PBS was honored with a Public Media Award from the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) during the 54th Annual Public Media Awards on September 18 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Iowa PBS took home an award in the Innovation in Education category for Iowa Science Phenomena. Iowa Science Phenomena is a growing, online collection of... Continue reading