Upcoming Workshops

FALL 2021 IAN Workshop

Alaska to Antarctica: Adventure Awaits

Dorthy Pecaut Nature Center - Woodbury County

November 3-5, 2021

Click here to download the workshop packet.

Click here to register.

The workshop will be held at the beautiful Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center. November 3rd-5th.  Wednesday activities include three Offsite and Extended Learning Sessions. On Thursday and Friday, 19 concurrent and general sessions will cover a wide range of topics, including hands-on and active sessions. Thursday night will include dinner and IAN annual fundraising activities. New this year: Naturalist Minute To Win It Fundraiser!

The registration deadline is October 18th.  Registrations received after this time with be charged a $25 late fee until the end of registration October 22. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Stoney Creek Inn located in downtown Sioux City. Reserve a Stoney Creek room by October 3rd, because after that it goes to the regular rate. See registration packet for complete lodging options and information.


Upcoming IAN Workshop Schedule

2022 Spring IAN: March 9-11, 2022 - Jackson County

2022 Summer IAN: August 26-30, 2022 - IAN Wilderness Stewardship Workshop - Boundary Waters, Minnesota

2022 Fall IAN:  November 2 -4 - Muscatine County

2023 Spring IAN: Sioux County

2023 Summer IAN: Marshall County

2023 Fall IAN: Mahaska County

For more information contact:

Brianne Blom
IAN Workshop Coordinator
Clay County Conservation Board

Office   712-262-2187

Cell   712-898-9674



Projects WILD, WILD Aquatic, and Learning Tree

WILD, WILD Aquatic, and PLT materials are available to formal and non formal educators through workshops on request for groups of at least 15 educators and/or youth leaders.

Workshops also are provided through several colleges and universities. At the workshop, participants will be introduced to several activities as well as to suggested teaching techniques, ideas for using the activities, and philosophies behind the programs.


Send an email to the WILD/ PLT coordinator to receive email notification of upcoming training opportunities. Please contact the workshop presenter if you require special accommodations.

Projects WILD, WILD Aquatic, Learning Tree Online Course

Projects WILD, WILD Aquatic, Learning Tree Online

For more information, contact:

Shannon Hafner


Fish Iowa!

To set up a training session with the mentor nearest you, contact the Aquatic Education.

Please contact Stephanie Shepherd or periodically visit the website listed below for more details.  www.iowadnr.com/wildlife/diversity/vwmp.html

For more information, contact:

Aquatic Education Office