Famous Conservationists

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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 … Read more

IAN-ICEC Award Noms Due Soon

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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 … Read more

Request for Presenters – WW2023

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Enhancing Education – Naturally 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 … Read more

ExCom Candidate Statements 2023

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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 … Read more

Iowa PBS wins Public Media Award

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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. … Read more

One Gift Campaign

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Are you an employee of the State of Iowa and a supporter or conservation education in Iowa? The One Gift Program gives State of Iowa employees the opportunity to contribute … Read more

ExCom nominations for 2023-2025 term

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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 … Read more

Birding

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Bird watching is a great way for children and teens to become aware of birds. Birds can be found anywhere, all year round. You can feed birds outside your window, … Read more

Keeping Classroom Animals

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Animals can be a wonderful resource to enhance learning and understanding in the classroom. Many children today have limited exposure to wildlife and animals. Having an animal in the classroom … Read more

Become a wildlife scientist

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Wildlife scientists study wildlife to learn how they live and interact with the environment. These scientists may focus on one wildlife species or a group of species during their studies. … Read more

Celebrate Iowa’s Catfish

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Celebrate National Catfish Day (annually on June 25) by learning more about Iowa’s most abundant and widely distributed sport fish. Catfish are opportunistic bottom feeders that are active at night. … Read more