​Conservation

Winter Salt Watch

How are road salts (chloride) affecting your local streams? For a limited time, the League is offering FREE chloride test kits so you can find out! Post your results to our Winter Salt Watch map to help identify hot spots and use the outreach tools and tips to take action locally.

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League Champions Conservation in the Farm Bill

Congressman Rick Nolan introduced the Crop Insurance Modernization Act of 2018 (HR 4618) last month, which includes a version of a "good driver discount" pilot program the League has been promoting for farmers. Let your members of Congress know you support Rep. Nolan’s bill!

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A Forgotten River

Rivers were a source of water, habitat, and transportation during the country’s beginnings, but expanding populations and land use decisions caused harmed. But that was in the past, and times are beginning to change.

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​Outdoor Recreation

President's Budget Proposal Guts Critical Conservation Programs

The League opposes proposed cuts to programs benefiting conservation, clean air, and clean water – all of which are critical for public health, outdoor recreation, and the U.S. economy.

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Fishing and Clean Water: What We Can Learn From Our Founding Ikes

Our waters may not be as pristine as they once were, but the fish are always biting. Who do I have to thank for these bountiful fish populations? Well, in part I owe thanks to our founding Ikes.

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Saving Wetlands: A History of the Duck Stamp

From the founding of the nation through most of the 20th century, agriculture won out over wetland conservation. Americans turned millions of acres of marshland and floodplains into crop land with little regard for the impact on wildlife. Today, we know that wetlands have value for wildlife conservation and our economy.

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