Art supports climate justice at the Iowa Environmental Council’s inaugural Green Gala

The Iowa Environmental Council’s (IEC) Green Gala & Art Auction filled Mainframe Studio’s Big Room on Friday, Nov. 10, with guests dressed in shades of green to support a greener future. As people sipped their wine over tunes from DJ […]

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California’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival comes to Waukee Sunday

This weekend, the Iowa Environmental Council will bring the 20th Wild and Scenic Film Festival — “where activism gets inspired,” according to organizers — to Waukee. The festival was started by the South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL, pronounced “circle”), […]

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Iowa environmentalists scored a victory for water quality as 2017 ended

Lake MacBride

Last year saw many setbacks for environmentalists as President Trump and Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), took charge of the federal government’s environmental policy. But in Iowa, 2017 ended with a win for those concerned about the state’s water quality. […]

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