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  • Adventures in Education “Adventure: Mississippi River” aims to inspire students to experience their own adventures, help them understand potential environmental impacts of their everyday actions, and get them engaged in the rich history and diversity of species along the Mississippi River and its immense watershed.  
  • 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...  
  • 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.  
  • 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...  
  • 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.  
  • 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  
  • 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.  
  • President Obama: Protect Our Streams and Wetlands Despite improvements in water quality since Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, a whopping 53% of our streams and rivers still do not...  
  • 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  
  • 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...  
  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • Regional Programs 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 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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