The International Erosion Control Association:

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is a non-profit, member organization that provides education, resource information and business opportunities for professionals in the erosion and sediment control industry.

Our members represent over 30 countries and 22 fields of professional practice. IECA’s diverse membership supplies a unique network of specialists who are capable of solving a broad range of problems caused by soil erosion and its by-product—sediment.

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As a member of IECA, you gain access to a vast body of knowledge, high-quality training programs, the latest tools and tactics, exposure to leading-edge thinking and products, and opportunities to interact with stormwater, erosion and sediment control peers around the world.



IECA is recognized as the leader in continuing education for the erosion & sediment control and stormwater management industry. Offering top notch training, IECA offers education opportunities through over 100 online courses in the eLearning Library, monthly webinars, local roadshows, national and international conferences, and private on location training. Take some time to explore all of IECA’s educational opportunities.



As an IECA member, you’ll get unlimited access to our vast members-only resources, tools and content to increase your effectiveness and learn vital information to keep you current stay on top of change and meet the challenges it presents.


IECA Calgary Regional Workshop Registration Now Open

Online registration is open for the IECA Calgary Regional Workshop being held March 14-15, 2019 at The Glenmore Inn and Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Attend this workshop for training on best management practices (BMPs) as it pertains to the region.

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2019 IECA Annual Conference | Pre-Conference Workshops

Join us on Tuesday, February 19th for IECA's Pre-Conference Workshop Program. IECA will be offering 6 half-day workshops, providing you the practical education you need to get the job done. Workshops include: Bioengineering for Slopes and Streams, Inspection and Maintenance of Post-Construction Water Quality BMPs, and High Altitude Revegetation, Erosion, Sediment, and Turbidity Control on Linear Projects, Naturalizing Performance Standards for Urban Channel Restoration and The 5 Ps to Motivate a Compliant Project. 

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The Jerry Fifield Student Scholarship

The Jerry Fifield Scholarship will be given to students who show a passion to expand their career in the Erosion and Sediment Control Industry. Students who attain this Scholarship will be given a one year free Student Membership for IECA. For any Scholarships inquiries please contact
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The smarter way to stay on top of the erosion control industry. A weekly e-mail newsletter specifically designed to bring the most important and timely industry news stories to the IECA membership and stakeholders. Each week, SmartBrief delivers the most relevant industry news direct to your mailbox. 
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IECA News & Announcements

  • Upcoming IECA Regional Events

    Network with peers in your area from one of IECA's chapter hosted events. Learn what events IECA chapters are hosting in your area.

  • IECA Region Two 2018 IECA and NZIHT Conference 
  • Abstracts for the IECA Region Two 2018 IECA and NZIHT Conference to be held in Christchurch NZ are due by Friday, May 11, 2018. This year's IECA Region Two Conference will be held 28-31 August 2018.

  • Welcome to the New Members of the IECA Board of Directors 
  • Thank you to all who voted in the 2018 IECA Board of Directors election and tagline selection. Adam L Dibble, CPESC-IT, CESSWI; Dylan Drudul, CPESC; and Mark Myrowich, B.Comm, CPESC, CIESC have been elected to the IECA Region One Board of Directors.

  • New IECA Tagline Announced | Protecting Soil and Water Resources 
  • Your votes have been tallied and IECA’s a new tagline has been decided. The tagline “Protecting Soil and Water Resources,” captures the mission of our work at IECA, and the impact we hope our members have on our environment and world. Thank you for casting your votes! Explore how IECA supports this mission through education.

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February 19 - 22, 2019
Denver, CO
IECA 2019 Annual Conference & Expo


March 20, 2019
IECA Webinar
The Iowa Watershed Approach: We’re All In!


March 14 + 15, 2018
Calgary, AB - Canada
IECA Calgary Regional Event (Canadian Chapter)


April 8, 2019
Vancouver, BC - Canada
IECA Vancouver Regional Event (Canadian Chapter)


May 1, 2019
IECA Webinar
Bioretention Standards – Another Tool in the LID Toolkit


May 20 - 22, 2019
Greenville, SC
Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference (Southeast Chapter)


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