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Environmental Education Resources for Teachers & Youth Leaders
Educating young students

The Iowa DNR offers many opportunities to explore the state’s diverse natural resources, better understand the environmental issues it faces, and learn skills to help enjoy outdoor activities. Strengthen your knowledge about Iowa's amazing natural resources with these educational programs and resources:

Try a New Skill

Attend a workshop or camp for hands-on instruction to help you learn a new outdoor skills. Programs are available for all ages.

Safety Courses

Many outdoor activities require specific safety training. There are a lot of options from hands-on to online.

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