Publications

Outdoor America

  • Outdoor America 2017, Issue 2

    IN THIS ISSUE: River Rats: A Family Canoeing Adventure * IWLA National Convention Preview * Stream Selfie Project * Bug Basics

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  • Outdoor America 2017, Issue 1

    IN THIS ISSUE: A Roadmap for the Future of Hunting and Shooting Sports * Save the Boundary Waters * Under the Ice * The Ethics of Collection in the Natural World * Donor Spotlight: Liz Roy

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  • Outdoor America 2016, Issue 4

    IN THIS ISSUE: Caretakers of our National Parks * Hunting's New Frontier * The Hidden Hunter * 2016 National Conservation Scholarships * Great Effort to Improve a Great Lake

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Conservation Currents

  • Conservation Currents April 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: Stream Selfie: First Step in the Clean Water Challenge * Committee Passes Bill To Increase Access To Public Lands * Izaak Walton League Statement on Climate and Energy Actions * Cause for Concern in Missouri River Recovery Plan * National Convention: Fun Things To Do * Save the Date: Promoting the League in April

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  • Conservation Currents March 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: A Setback for Defenders of Clean Water * Stream Protection Rule Repealed * NRCS Allowed Prairie Pothole Drainage in North Dakota * IWLA National Convention: Make Plans Today! * New National Shooting Sports Award for 2017

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  • Conservation Currents February 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: Missouri River Recovery Plan Out for Review * Now Open: National Awards Nominations * Now Accepting: National Scholarship Applications *New Creek Freak Workshops

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Missouri River News

  • Missouri River News, March 2017

    League Concerned About Missouri River Recovery Plan * Update on Missouri River Basin Conditions * Corps to Hold Spring Public Meetings on Operating Plan * Trial Begins on Missouri River Lawsuit * Corps Revising Big Bend Dam Master Plan * Missouri River Natural Resource Conference Held in Nebraska * Sioux Empire Water Festival * Buffer Strip Measured Approved in South Dakota * Clean Water Rule Update * New South Dakota Invasive Species Regulations * March Media Contacts

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  • Missouri River News, February 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: A Setback for Clean Water * Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee Meeting * Corps Extends Comment Period on New Management Plan * Missouri River Basin Conditions Update * 2018 Farm Bill Debate * New Effort Launched To Recruit and Retain Anglers * Invasive Species Update

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  • Missouri River News, January 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: Missouri River Recovery Management Plan Out for Review * League and Others Request an Extension of Comment Period on MRRMP-DEIS * Clean Water Rule Updates * Supreme Court Won’t Review Wetland Determination Case * Missouri River Basin Conditions * Increased Flood Risk Possible for Northern U.S.? * SD Ikes Directors Meet in Pierre

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Conservation

  • League Battles Missouri River Invasives

    Paul Lepisto, the League’s Regional Conservation Coordinator for the Missouri River, is part of the team coordinating a multi-agency response to invasive species in the Missouri River.

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  • Disappearing Wetlands

    Half the small, seasonal wetlands that once dotted the Great Plains have already been drained. With more wetlands lost each year, one of the nation’s irreplaceable landscapes faces serious risk of disappearing. All of this begs the question: what are we losing when we send our wetlands down the drain?

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  • Solution Seekers Sought

    If there's a conservation problem, there's a League member (or many members) working on a solution. In the spirit of this can-do approach to conservation, the League is focusing on real-world solutions to today’s threats to our soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife.

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Outdoor Recreation

  • An American Invention

    The national park system is more than America’s best idea – it’s the Declaration of Independence applied to our national landscape.

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  • Wildlife Photographers vs. Wildlife

    Photographers can and do cause unintentional injury and death to wild creatures as well as damage to habitats. We need to give wildlife the gifts of space and time.

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  • National Parks: More To See Than Simply Iconic Views

    Not only does the National Park Service centennial provide an opportunity to celebrate 100 years of conserving important landscapes and landmarks across America, it is a chance to plan for the future of our national park system — and how Americans connect with it.

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Youth

  • National Parks: More To See Than Simply Iconic Views

    Not only does the National Park Service centennial provide an opportunity to celebrate 100 years of conserving important landscapes and landmarks across America, it is a chance to plan for the future of our national park system — and how Americans connect with it.

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  • New Wave of Stream Monitoring

    It’s been a busy spring for Izaak Walton League clean water staff and interns. They’ve been traveling across Maryland and up the East Coast to conduct stream monitoring classes.

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  • Family Adventures in Nature Club Guidebook

    Starting a Family Adventures in Nature (FAN) Club can help your chapter attract families – and keep them coming back. To help you get started, the League has created a "Family Adventures in Nature Club Guidebook" and free templates for marketing materials.

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Annual Report

  • IWLA Annual Report

    In 2015, the Izaak Walton League capitalized on opportunities to achieve our top conservation goals, including restoring Clean Water Act protections for critical small streams and wetlands and ensuring the wetland and grassland conservation promises made in the 2014 Farm Bill are kept. We also worked with members and supporters to achieve on-the-ground conservation successes.

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