WW 2024 Call Extended

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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 … Read more

Signs of Fall

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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. … Read more

The Very Last Passenger Pigeon

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“There will always be pigeons in books and museums, but these are effigies and images, dead to all hardships and all delights. They know no urge of the seasons, they … Read more

Iowa DNR Job Opportunity

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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 … Read more

WW24 Call for Presentations

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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 … Read more

ExCom nominations for 2024-2026 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

Register for Midwest EE Conference 2023

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The 2023 Midwest Environmental Education Conference is taking place November 2–4 in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Wondering why you should attend? Consider these reasons:  Network! This conference is a great opportunity to … Read more

Phenomena and Authentic Data

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All ages of students can prepare to be our next generation of biologists and scientists. Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting authentic (real-world) data is an important piece in all scientific investigations. … Read more

Things to do in your backyard!

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Share these ideas with your own children, the neighborhood group, your childcare provider, and think about adapting some of these ideas for the schoolyard playground and classroom! The loose-parts of … Read more

DOE Regional Science Training

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The Iowa Department of Education, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, AEAs, and other regional institutions are hosting three regional science trainings for teachers, coaches, preservice teachers and informal educators. … Read more

Get out! Go Camping!

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Join other families all across the country stepping outside to go camping – whether out in their backyards or at a campground – as part of the Great American Campout. … Read more