​Conservation

Clean Water: Your Right to Know

In April, the Izaak Walton League released a new report, "Clean Water: Your Right To Know." This report is the first to comprehensively assess whether the American people have access to timely, accurate, and local information about water quality in streams and rivers across the country.

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Clean Water Rule: Still Fighting For It One Year Later

One year ago, the Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an incredibly positive step to restore Clean Water Act protections for streams, wetlands, and others waters by finalizing what has come to be known as the Clean Water Rule. Although getting the rule across the goal line was a major achievement, the game’s not over yet.

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National Report Shows Only 2% of Streams and Rivers Effectively Tested for Water Quality – and Half Don’t Meet State Water Quality Standards

Every American has the right to know whether the streams and rivers running through their backyards and neighborhood parks are safe for their kids to play in or dogs to splash through. But the Izaak Walton League found that state water quality monitoring in streams across the country is haphazard and limited, leaving Americans in the dark about the health of local waters – and potentially leaving pollution undetected.

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​Outdoor Recreation

National Parks: More To See Than Simply Iconic Views

Not only does the National Park Service centennial provide an opportunity to celebrate 100 years of conserving important landscapes and landmarks across America, it is a chance to plan for the future of our national park system — and how Americans connect with it.

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Technology Vs. Ethical Hunting

At what level do we allow technology to substitute for stealth, cunning, planning, practice, studying and learning the habits and characteristics of the game we are after, and the general ability to get into the game’s habitat?

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Archery Academy at IWLA National Convention

The League is hosting an Archery Academy for instructor certification this July in conjunction with the Archery Trade Association (ATA). This one-day training session will be held on Saturday, July 23 – the day after our national convention – in Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

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