Healthy streams are vital to healthy communities. But is the water in these streams clean and safe? The truth is, for most local streams, no one knows. That’s a problem – one the League can help you solve with the Clean Water Challenge.
Bruce Ingram complies 20 simple projects to help you make the most out of your back yard.
Whether you’re planning to boat on it, fish it, or drink it, here’s how to nab nasties that can threaten a waterway’s health – and yours!
Scott Meyer has a connection with the Izaak Walton League that goes all the way back to his early days as a student at Emerson Hough Elementary School in Newton, Iowa.
The IWLA Endowment is delighted to have provided more than one-third of the funds required to support the League’s participation in this year’s Boy Scout National Jamboree.
In May, the Winchester Chapter hosted 220 Boy Scouts and leaders from the Shenandoah Area Council for a successful three-day Spring Camporee.
Leaders of the Rockville Chapter launched their "Dollars for National" campaign in November to raise awareness of the importance of the League as a national organization.
The Mid-Shore Chapter has partnered with Pickering Creek Audubon Center for the past 25 years to provide Talbot County Public School third grade students with a hands-on nature experience.
The Conservation Committee at the Loudoun County Chapter thought it was imperative to catalog the animals that make the property their home.
In March, the grounds of the Fredericksburg-Rappahannock Chapter erupted with activity as Scouts were there to qualify for merit badges in shotgun and rifle shooting.
More than 37,000 Boy Scouts, leaders, parents, and other visitors traveled to West Virginia in July for the largest gathering of Boy Scouts in the country.
The League's Stream Selfie project was selected as one of seven citizen science projects promoted to Girl Scouts of the USA as part of their new “Think Like a Citizen Scientist” journey.
The League welcomed two new staff members this summer – Agriculture Program Director and Clean Water Fellow.
When Congress returned after Labor Day from a month-long recess, it faced a September 30 deadline to pass a federal spending bill to avoid a government shutdown.
President Trump’s executive order directing the EPA to rescind the Clean Power Plan will have a great impact on efforts to reduce pollution that contribute to a warming climate.
The Trump administration officially began the process of dismantling the Clean Water Rule this summer when EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers published a notice in the Federal Register repealing the Clean Water Rule.
© 2015 Izaak Walton League of America