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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.


FEATURES


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


COLUMNS 

 

 

 

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


 

DEPARTMENTS

 

 

 

League Lines

 

Community-based conservation at work

 

 

 

Hooks & Bulletins

 

 

Program & policy news

 
 
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