Izaak Walton League of America

Outdoor America Spring 2009

Outdoor America is the award-winning quarterly membership magazine of the Izaak Walton League of America. Each issue is filled with entertaining and educational articles about the exciting conservation work of IWLA members, as well as stunning photography. We also provide in-depth coverage of broader conservation subjects such as national energy policy, sprawl, and wetland loss. To begin receiving Outdoor America, become a League member.


2009 National Convention Preview
For its 87th annual National Convention, the Izaak Walton League heads to Sioux Falls, South Dakota
By Cathy Berger


Save Our Streams
A look at the last 40 years of the League's flagship clean water program - and what lies ahead.
By Leah Miller



10 Ways to Recruit and Retain Members for Your Chapter
The fifth in a series of articles to help chapters grow and promote the League's mission.
By Mary Rubin and Earl Hower





League Leader


Don't Waste This Opportunity


We may not get a second chance to protect America's waters.


By Mike Williams, National President




Director's Chair


A Watershed Event


The 40th anniversary of SOS offers an opportunity to reflect on past achievements while charting a course for the future.


By David Hoskins, IWLA Executive Director




Ike Profile


On a Roll


Gregg Thompson


By Jason McGarvey




Thinking Like a Mountain


Navigating the Maize


The decisions we make about biofuels today will shape - for better or worse - America's energy future.


By Jim Kleinschmit and Julia Olmstead




Outdoor Ethics


Urban Jungle


When it comes to urban wildlife management, there's a debate between what works and what's ethical.


By David Hart, Field Editor




Last Stand


Executing Mountains


The new administration should end mountaintop removal mining once and for all.


By Ted Williams






League Lines


Community-based conservation at work




Hooks & Bulletins



Program & policy news

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