In this issue

  • Social Media Buzz

    Frustrated by the changing world of social media? It feels like new products are launching every day, and it can be hard to figure out which ones are worth your time and effort. The League can help! Sign up for our “Social Media Buzz” e-newsletter.

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  • New Online Chapter Brochure Tool

    Marketing is critical for chapter success. Potential members can’t join if they don’t know who you are! So in 2016, the League introduced a new chapter brochure tool to help you put your best foot forward.

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  • Clean Water on the Road

    League staff traveled across the country in 2016, taking clean water on the road to chapter and division meetings, volunteers trainings, and conference workshops. We’re helping League members and communities protect their most valuable local resource: clean water.

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  • Archery: Rising Star in Shooting Sports

    The Hunger Games had boys and girls begging for archery lessons, and interest has only continued to grow! Archery is a great way to get kids and families outdoors. The League partnered with the Archery Trade Association in 2016 to help League chapters introduce and expand archery programs.

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  • Clean Water Challenge

    Remember that “big, hairy, audacious goal” we talked about at convention in July? It’s here and it’s called the Clean Water Challenge! Join us in protecting streams and rivers across the country – because everyone has the right to clean water!

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  • Celebrating Our National Parks

    As the National Park Service celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016, the League celebrated what the national park system means to America. We shared the history of iconic parks, profiled some of the people who make our park system great, and found out why national parks are our country’s “best idea.”

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  • Clean Water: Your Right to Know

    The League released a national report, Clean Water: Your Right to Know, showing that water quality monitoring in streams across the country is haphazard and limited, leaving Americans in the dark about the health of local waters – and potentially leaving pollution problems undetected. Our report and proposed solution – empowering more American to monitor streams locally – garnered print, radio, and television coverage across the country and set the stage for our Clean Water Challenge!

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  • Golden Opportunities at the 2016 Olympics

    League shooting sports programs received an extra boost this summer at the 2016 Summer Olympics, where two young adults who got their start in competitive shooting sports at the League’s Arlington-Fairfax Chapter competed for Team USA – and Virginia “Ginny” Thrasher took home the first gold medal for the United States!

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  • The League on Capitol Hill

    The League offers common-sense solutions to today’s conservation problems – a viewpoint that our members of Congress definitely need to hear! League leaders and staff testified on several important issues in 2016.

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  • New Staff Bring Expertise to the League

    The League welcomed several new staff in 2016 who bring a range of expertise to the League: Clean Water Program Director Danielle Donkersloot, Communications Associate Amy Marathe, and Clean Water Fellow Samantha Roth. They are excited to work with chapters and members in 2017!

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