2015 Iowa Environmental Council annual conference starts next week


Keynote speaker Chad Pregracke, CNN's 2013 Hero of the Year (Living Lands & Waters)
Keynote speaker Chad Pregracke, CNN’s 2013 Hero of the Year (Living Lands & Waters)
KC McGinnis | September 22, 2014

The Iowa Environmental Council celebrates its 20th anniversary next week with its annual conference, Elevate: Creating an Environment of Action, at Drake University in Des Moines.

The Council estimates participation from over 200 Iowa environmental leaders and researchers at the day-long conference on Friday, October 2, with keynote speaker Chad Pregracke of river cleanup organization Living Lands & Waters delivering a message. Pregracke was named CNN’s 2013 Hero of the Year for his dedication to cleaning up the Mississippi River through active cleanup activities and watershed management initiatives.

This year’s annual conference will focus on giving attendees information that will mobilize them to environmental action. Participants will hear from local and national leaders in agriculture, energy, communications, law and more. Registration closes Friday, September 25. You can RSVP here.

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