Izaak Walton League Publications

Outdoor America Spring 2010 (Issue 2)


Asian Carp: A Hungry Invader (PDF)
Asian carp have migrated more than 1,000 miles up the Mississippi River to the doorstep of Lake Michigan. Will this invader destroy the Great Lakes fishery?
By Brian McCombie

Will We Sacrifice Our Water for Gas? (PDF)
The Marcellus shale formation may offer a new source of domestic fuel, but without proper guidelines in place, this “boom” gas industry could devastate fish and wildlife.
By Tracy Carluccio

2010 National Convention Preview (PDF)
Don’t miss your chance to network with fellow Ikes, enjoy the Pennsylvania countryside, and be part of the League’s democratic process.


League Leader
Invasive Threat: Carp and other invasives are taking a bite out of native populations.
By Jim A. Madsen, IWLA National President

Director’s Chair
Congressional Clockwork: Time is running out to pass critical conservation laws.
By David Hoskins, IWLA Executive Director

Clear need for clean water; Salute to spring and Outdoor America; Not paying bucks for Ducks; What’s that bud?

League Lines
Outdoor fun in any weather; Award-winning Ikes; Student Scientists; Ladybug lost; Earth Day 2010; Energy savers, Salmon in the classroom

How To: Build a Bee House (PDF)
Honey bees may be getting all the press, but they’re not the only pollinators in town.

Thinking Like a Mountain
Reinventing Social Change: The natural starting point for changing our world for the better is us.
By David Gershon

Outdoor Ethics
Fish Cheese? Are trout stocking programs reducing fish to the lowest common denominator?
By David Hart, Field Editor

Hooks & Bulletins
In Memoriam/Policy Pulse/Briefs/Reading Room/Spotlight on Grants

Last Stand
Raising the Bar: Efforts to save the Chesapeake Bay watershed set a new national standard.
By Ned Tillman, IWLA Executive Board

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