Dec 6, 2013
The Kankakee River and its Lost Marsh
A tale of reclamation and restoration By Jeff Manes “Everywhere, we beheld the works of God and Nature. I have been in France and...
Aug 13, 2013
Restoring America's River
Locks and dams on the Upper Mississippi River have significantly damaged – and continue to degrade – the Mississippi River. This infrastructure is the most heavily subsidized of all forms of transportation in the United States and one of the most environmentally damaging. A new report outlines how the Water Resources Development Act could be used to save taxpayer dollars and restore America’s river.
May 3, 2013
Support Transparent Project Approval Processes
Titles I and IV in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013, as passed by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, grants...
Mar 15, 2013
IWLA Spring Greening Day 2013
Your yard can be beautiful AND good for the environment. Learn how at our spring "greening" day at the League's headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD. We'll have outdoor adventures to keep the kids engaged while you learn about native plant gardens and rain barrels.
Jan 14, 2013
League Presses White House To Issue Clean Water Protections (1/14/13)
I met Friday afternoon with senior staff from the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and pressed the administration – yet again – to issue policy that begins restoring Clean Water Act protections for small streams and wetlands across the country. By IWLA Executive Director Scott Kovarovics
Jul 26, 2012
WAVE4 Act: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers and the Environment
The WAVE4 Act (H.R. 1149) will shift the burden for funding costly inland waterway infrastructure expenses onto taxpayers, possibly leaving taxpayers on the hook for more than $11 billion! The WAVE4 Act will not fund necessary work to maintain the locks and dams, but it will increase the backlog of infrastructure projects, and the League opposes this legislation.
May 24, 2011
Your Help Needed To Restore Clean Water Act Protections
Today, we have a critical opportunity to restore Clean Water Act protections for streams and wetlands nationwide. Support from League members and other Americans who hunt, fish, and enjoy the outdoors is needed to move new policy forward. Please take just a minute to take action today. DEADLINE: JULY 31ST
Mar 7, 2011
Sportsmen Alliance for Marcellus Conservation
The Izaak Walton League and the League’s New York and Pennsylvania Divisions have joined other national, regional, and local sportsmen’s...
Jan 31, 2011
Summary of BP Oil Spill Commission Findings and Recommendations
On January 11, a presidential commission appointed to investigate the causes of the Gulf oil spill issued its final report. League Conservation Director Scott Kovarovics highlights key findings and recommendations that the Commission believes would help to reduce the likelihood of a similar tragedy.
Apr 21, 2010
America's Commitment to Clean Water Act (HR 5088)
What is America's Commitment to Clean Water Act —and what does it mean to your family or your business? This Web page has everything you need to know to get informed, get involved, and help us save America's most precious resource: Clean water.
Jan 18, 2010
Includes Project Watershed in Central New York and Restore Our Great Lakes.
Creek Freaks Program Leaders Training
Creek Freaks Program Leaders Training - Save the Date! August 7-8, 2010 in Casper, Wyoming.
Educational programs for wetlands education.
Public Input Needed on Corps Study
Public Input Needed on Corps Study to Prevent Invasive Species from Moving Between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins
The U.S. Army...
Tell the Corps to Stop Asian Carp
Tell the Corps to Stop Asian Carp and Other Invasive Species from Moving Between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins
The U.S. Army...
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