2550 Stagecoach Road, Webster City, IA 50595, US
E Resources Group

A consulting business in environment, education, evaluation and energy.

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Professional Service and Awards

Professional Service


Hamilton Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Commissioner, Hamilton County, Iowa, Elected since 1998. 

Squaw Creek Watershed Management Authority serving as Chair in 2018 and representing the Hamilton SWCD.

Women Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN), Assisting with grant  writing and conference presentations. Representing WFAN in Iowa on the  NRCS State Technical Committee, the Iowa Monarch Consortium led by Iowa  State University. 


Outstanding Interpretive Print Media Award from the Iowa  Association of Naturalists and Iowa Conservation Education Coalition in  2016. Awarded jointly to E Resources Group, Women Food and Agriculture  Network and Iowa State University Greenlee School of Journalism and  Communication.

1st place in Interpretive Curriculum, Media Awards  from the National Association of Interpretation for curriculum developed  for Women Caring for the Land for Women Food and Agriculture Network.  2013.

Frederick Leopold Award for outstanding contributions to  environmental education in Iowa by business, industry or labor. Awarded  to E Resources Group by Iowa Association of Naturalists and Iowa  Conservation Education Coalition in 2013. 

Excellence in Interpretive Support, co-awarded to Eells and  Grudens-Schuck by National Association for Interpretation, Region V  (north central US and Manitoba) for evaluation support of environmental  education and interpretation. Awarded at Workshop in Dickinson, ND,  April 13, 2007.

Excellence in Evaluation Training co-awarded to Eells and  Grudens-Schuck by American Evaluation Association Extension Education  Evaluation Topical Interest Group at annual conference November 2, 2006.

Gamma Sigma Delta – April 4, 2006 The Honor Society of Agriculture

1st Place for Interpretive Program Curriculum Interpretive Media Awards given by National Association for Interpretation in1999. Prairie Connections curriculum with Iowa Public Television, 1998.

Outstanding Achievement award given by the National Conservation Committee of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1995.

Professional Development Certificate, Iowa Association of Naturalists --1992-97

Conservation Educator of the Year, Iowa Wildlife Federation – 1991 

Outstanding Environmental Educator, Iowa Sierra Club – 1991

National Award, President’s Environmental Youth Awards – 1988