Fact Sheets

  • Clean Water

    Clean water is essential to life, yet 40 percent of the nation’s assessed waters are not clean enough to support fishing and swimming. And those numbers reflect less than 20 percent of America’s waterways – the other 80 percent are not even monitored! The Izaak Walton League is committed to improving the health of America’s waterways through local action and national advocacy.

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  • Izaak Walton League of America

    The Izaak Walton League of America was founded in 1922 to bring common-sense conservation solutions to natural resource problems. Today, the League’s more than 44,000 members across the country are doing just that. Whether the issues are local or national, our members advocate for sensible solutions to the most pressing challenges facing America’s natural resources.

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  • How To Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

    Thoroughly cleaning boats and equipment after a day on the water will prevent aquatic invaders from hitching a ride with you to a new waterway. It’s one of the most important things you can do to protect America’s wildlife and great outdoor recreation.

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  • Missouri River Recovery Program

    The Izaak Walton League is working with stakeholders at the local, state, and national levels to restore some of the Missouri River’s natural functions to benefit fish and wildlife. Fortunately, what’s good for the recovery of the river is also good for water quality, wetland functions, flood protection, outdoor recreation, and local economies.

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