Wild & Scenic FilmFest

SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival (WSFF) inspires environmental activism and a love for nature through film. Wild & Scenic shares an urgent call to action, encouraging festival-goers to learn …

Fund the Trust Campaign

On June 27, 2022, ICC awarded a $500 Grant to the Iowa Environmental Council (IEC).  This grant was designated to support the efforts of IEC and coalition partners through the …

Streambank Restoration at Decorah Fish Hatchery

It all started with an idea to improve fish habitat and angler access along Trout Run, a popular fishery just south of Decorah.  It quickly developed into a partnership between the Iowa DNR, Trees Forever, Alliant Energy, Iowa’s Coldwater Conservancy (ICC), Friends of the Decorah Fish Hatchery, and the Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited. 

In 2016, Trout Run was the third most popular trout stream in the state