​Conservation

Izaak Walton League Launches National Clean Water Challenge

Healthy streams and rivers are vital to healthy communities. Yet most Americans do not know whether their local streams are safe for swimming, fishing, or as sources of drinking water. There is a critical need for up-to-date information about water quality at the local level. The Izaak Walton League launched a national Clean Water Challenge today to mobilize and train volunteers to monitor 100,000 more stream sites for pollution by 2022.

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Izaak Walton League Condemns Repeal of Clean Water Rule

The president has said that the United States will have the “cleanest water” under his administration – a goal shared by the Izaak Walton League of America. But the administration is directly undermining that goal by repealing the Clean Water Rule.

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Policy Pulse: NRCS Allowed Prairie Pothole Drainage in North Dakota

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service office in North Dakota improperly changed its wetland conservation policy, which reduced the total acreage of wetlands eligible for protection in that state by an estimated 75 percent!

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​Outdoor Recreation

Izaak Walton League Co-Sponsors National Hunting and Fishing Day

The Izaak Walton League will co-sponsor National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) again this year. NHF Day brings together sportsmen and women to celebrate the rich traditions of fishing and hunting with national, regional, state, and local organizations hosting fishing- and hunting-related events.

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Insider Info: Bug Basics

Whether you're trying to figure out what insects will entice fish to bite or how to keep them from biting you, here's the latest buzz on bugs.

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River Rats: A Family Canoeing Adventure

A family canoes a scenic water trail along the Northern Forest Canoe Trail in northern New Hampshire, where fishing, swimming, and viewing wildlife is on the agenda.

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