​Conservation

Izaak Walton League Statement on Climate and Energy Actions

The administration took the first steps to repeal policies to combat climate change and promote increased extraction of coal and natural gas on public lands. We should be aggressively pursuing 21st-century energy solutions designed to address climate change and honor our land and water conservation values.

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Save the Boundary Waters

The BWCAW is threatened by proposals for sulfide-ore copper mining in Minnesota. This type of mining has never been done in Minnesota – and has yet to be done anywhere else in the world without polluting water and compromising the health of the surrounding environment and communities.

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Endowment: Native Prairie Restoration Project

The League’s Red Cedar Chapter (Iowa) has embarked on an ambitious program to prepare and reseed more than five acres of the chapter’s property as a showcase for prairie restoration.

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​Outdoor Recreation

Insider Info: Under the Ice

Whether you’re trying to hook a fish through a hole in the ice or wondering what happens when your favorite trout stream freezes over, here’s a look under the ice.

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A Roadmap for the Future of Hunting and Shooting Sports

Hunting and shooting sports participation have steadily declined over the past several decades. We can all play a part in securing the future of the sports we love.

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Trump Administration Puts America’s Waters at Risk

To protect our nation’s drinking water resources and outdoor recreation economy, revisions to the Clean Water Rule must not rely on Justice Scalia’s opinion to define waters protected by the Clean Water Act.

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