Welcome

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.

Upcoming Events

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WW 2024 Call Extended

The deadline has been extended to October 27, 2023. Winter Workshop 2024 Climate-Smart Agriculture: Rethinking Iowa’s Land, Water, and Food Production February 3, 2024, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tama Hall, Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo, Iowa Winter Workshop 2024 (WW24) promises to be an exciting and enriching experience, in which we bridge the gap between... Continue reading

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Signs of Fall

Lead students on a walk through a wooded area, schoolyard, local park, or neighborhood sidewalk to look for signs of fall and investigate why leaves of deciduous trees change color. Point out the differences between deciduous and evergreen trees. Ask students to look for signs that indicate winter is approaching and have them record their... Continue reading

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Iowa DNR Job Opportunity

Job Opportunity:  Position: Training Specialist 2 The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is seeking a Conservation Education Specialist (Training Specialist 2).  This position coordinates angler education, conservation education, and outdoor skills-based programs across the state and creates and revises curricula and instructional materials for these programs.  The Conservation Education Specialist plans, organizes, and conducts statewide formal and informal... Continue reading