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Outdoor America Summer 2011 (Issue 3)

Outdoor America is the award-winning quarterly magazine of the Izaak Walton League of America. Each issue is filled with entertaining and educational articles about the conservation work of League members. We also provide in-depth coverage of broader conservation issues such as national energy policy, urban sprawl, and wetland loss. To start receiving Outdoor America, become a League member. Here's what you missed in this issue of the magazine:

FEATURES
Hunting for Hunters
The League is setting its sights on recruiting new hunters – to conserve outdoor America and benefit the economy.
By Dawn Merritt, IWLA Communications Director

2011 National Convention Highlights
From award-winning Ikes to outstanding conservation speakers, get the scoop on this year’s convention in Des Moines.
By Dawn Merritt

DEPARTMENTS
League Leader
A Commitment to Conservation: Your League membership remains vitally important to America’s future
By Jim Madsen, IWLA National President

Director’s Chair
Engaging Citizens in Common-Sense Solutions: Together we can help solve today’s conservation problems and address tomorrow’s challenges
By David Hoskins, IWLA Executive Director

Letters
Constructing compost bins * Conservation partners

League Lines
Sowing the seeds of conservation * Outdoor Classroom * Reeling in river-side dumping * Junior Ikes Program educates future conservation leaders * Making “tracks” to engage youth * Award-winning Ikes * Youth have a “Field Day” * Citizen Science: Back to school with ants

How To: Stabilize a Stream Bank
You can use native plants and natural materials to prevent stream bank erosion.

Thinking Like a Mountain
It’s Easy Being “Green”: You can live a healthier life and promote your love of the outdoors with five simple steps
By Bruce Ingram

Outdoor Ethics
What Happened to Deer Hunting? Are we placing too much emphasis on “management” and too little on hunting?
By David Hart, Field Editor

Hooks and Bulletins
New Young Ikes Activity Books * League staff wins Outstanding Partner Award * League member leads Tennesee Division of Wildlife and Forestry * New Izaak Walton League video * Training for chapter leaders * 2011 IWLA Endowment grants * Policy Pulse * Reading Room * Spotlight on Grants

Last Stand
Clean Water Under Attack: An anti-conservation Congress puts clean water and more at risk
By Don Klecker, Chairman, IWLA Water Resources Committee

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