Outdoor America Fall 2010

Outdoor America is the award-winning quarterly magazine of the Izaak Walton League of America. Each issue is filled with entertaining and educational articles about the conservation work of League members. We also provide in-depth coverage of broader conservation issues such as national energy policy, urban sprawl, and wetland loss. To start receiving Outdoor America, become a League member. Here's what you missed in this issue of the magazine:

FEATURES

The Terrible Ten
Ten of the most destructive invasive species and how to slow their spread.
By Brad Fitzpatrick

Crop Mob: Will Work for Food (PDF)
Volunteers can help sustain family farms and the environment.
By Gwen Steel

Turning Up the Water Pressure
How population growth is straining the world's most vital resource.
By Russell Sticklor

DEPARTMENTS

League Leader
Our Future Is Today's Youth: Protecting the resources we love means helping a new generation love them too.
By Roger Sears, IWLA Executive Board Chairman

Director's Chair
Conservation Is Not Red or Blue: Sound environmental policy can bring together people from across the political spectrum.
By David Hoskins, IWLA Executive Director

Letters
Further Concerns About Fracking * Viewpoints on "A View to a Kill"

League Lines
A Field of Greens: The Austin Chapter (MN) is revitalizing the Cedar River . . . one rain garden at a time * Scouting for a Shot * Reflections of a First Timer: Convention 2010 * Youth Have a Field Day * Environmental Education . . . for Teachers * Building Skills and Friendships in a Summer Youth Trap League * Watch the Wild

How To: Recycle a Christmas Tree (PDF)
The fresh smell of pine today will be replaced by dry, dead branches and lots of pine needles in January. But there are plenty of uses for your tree after the holidays. Plus, how to recycle other holiday decor.

Thinking Like a Mountain
Take an Adult Hunting: Taking adults afield is just as important to the future of hunting as taking kids.
By Bruce Ingram

Outdoor Ethics
A Price on Their Heads: Is it ever right to offer money for dead fish or animals?
By David Hart, Field Editor

Hooks and Bulletins
Les Monostory: Hero of Conservation * 2010 National Scholarship Winners * Policy Pulse * Spotlight on Grants * Izaak Walton League of America Endowment 2010 Grants * Reading Room (PDF)

Last Stand
Voices for Conservation: League members can make a difference but you have to speak up to be heard.
By Jim Madsen, IWLA National President

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