Do you know an Eco Champ? Are you an Eco Champ? Eco Champs are individuals or groups in our Cedar Rapids and nearby communities that care about environmental health and work hard to bring that passion to wherever they are–school, work, at home or outside.


• April 2: Application to nominate is open
• April 12: Applications are due by 11:59 p.m.
• April 16: Eco Fest committee judges applications and chooses winners
• April 17: Winners are notified
• April 20: Eco Fest event, awards are presented to the winners on the main stage at 12 p.m.

Organization: Eco Fest is a community celebration of environmental passion, education, and progress each year. Eco Fest is organized by a steering committee that includes representation from jurisdictions, nonprofits, businesses, and volunteers.

Questions: If you have a question about this award or application, please contact Eco Fest committee member Eric Holthaus at or 319-286-5927.