Get ready to elevate Iowa’s environment!


Nationally renowned speakers. Leading natural resource, health, climate, agricultural and clean energy organizations. Passionate advocates, professionals, legislators, community leaders and students. They’re all coming together under one roof next Friday, October 2 at Drake University in Des Moines for our 2015 Annual Conference, Elevate: Creating an Environment of Action. Join us: REGISTER TODAY

2013 CNN Hero of the Year Chad Pregracke, author, president & founder of Living Lands & Waters; a non-profit river clean-up organization, will headline the event. He will be joined by a dynamic slate of speakers hailing from across the Midwest, Washington D.C. and Vancouver, who will take to the stage to share their knowledge and expertise during eight thought-provoking sessions. This event has been approved for 3.75 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit. View this year’s agenda.

The day will also feature networking opportunities, top-notch exhibitors and a seasonally-focused lunch.

Discounted registration is available to Council members and students. Scholarships are available for students facing financial barriers.

Questions? Prefer to register via phone? Contact Communications & Outreach Director Katy Heggen at or 515-244-1194 x210.

Join us for our Annual Members Meeting, open to all Council members, immediately following the conference. Staff will provide a brief overview of the Council’s policy priorities for 2016, after which members are invited to ask questions and offer input as well as other issues for consideration.

Please RSVP to Executive Director Ralph Rosenberg at by Friday, Sept. 25th.


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