Did you know?

Over the last five years, Green Iowa AmeriCorps members have helped weatherize hundreds of Iowa City homes, hosted thousands of residents at environmental education events, and performed numerous other service activities!

Learn more about their work and ways to get involved:

Green Iowa AmeriCorps performing a blower door test to check for air leaks.


    Upcoming Events

    Saving Energy, Saving Money

    Get quick and easy tips to lower your energy bill this winter! Whether you are a tenant or homeowner, this can help you save money and energy in your apartment, house, or manufactured home.

    • Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 and Friday, Feb. 10, Feb. 17, and Feb. 24
    • 4:30-5:30 
    • Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room D

     

    Bird Walks

    Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps in a series of weekly bird walks throughout this season! These walks will cover major bird groups and their roles within the ecosystem.

    • Sundays 1-2:30 p.m.
    • Locations vary; see registration page for more details.
    • Register online.

     


    Volunteer Opportunities 

    2023 Neighborhood Energy Blitz

    Join the Climate Action & Outreach Division and the Green Iowa AmeriCorps team in distributing Energy Saving Kits to households in the Creekside neighborhood. 

    • Saturday, April 22
    • Morning volunteer opportunity and an afternoon volunteer opportunity 
    • Check back here for more information and details on how to volunteer in March!
    AmeriCorps member in a garden.

    Questions about any upcoming events or volunteer opportunities? Trouble registering?

    Call 319-339-5399 or email greeniowaic@gmail.com for assistance.

    If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in any Green Iowa AmeriCorps programming, please contact Climate Action Engagement Specialist Megan Hill at 319-887-6164 or megan-hill@iowa-city.org.


    Home Energy Audits

     

    Stop paying for electricity you don't use. A free home energy audit finds ways to save.

     

    Sign up for a home energy audit, and the Green Iowa AmeriCorps team will bring special equipment to your home to measure the efficiency of your home construction, identify air leaks, caulk and seal gaps around windows and doors, replace old incandescent bulbs with efficient LED bulbs, and more! 

    The service is FREE and can save you money on your energy bill.

    Call 319-339-5399 for more information.