​Conservation

What Happens to Stream Life When the Temperatures Drop?

Most aquatic macroinvertebrates (which are indicators of stream health) live in your local streams throughout the winter. How do they stay alive?

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Trump Administration Strips Clean Water Act Protections for America’s Streams and Wetlands

The Trump Administration would sweep away Clean Water Act protections for up to 60 percent of U.S. streams and 20 million acres of wetlands, putting them directly in the crosshairs of polluters.

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New Report: Leveraging Conservation Dollars Benefits Water, Wildlife, and Soil

A new report from the Izaak Walton League of America highlights the benefits for our natural resources – and American taxpayers – of better leveraging conservation funding to promote five conservation practices now in use on less than one-third of America’s farms and ranches.

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​Outdoor Recreation

NEW! Explore Bowhunting Instructor Kit

Interest in bowhunting continues to grow each year, and bowhunters are the most avid archery participants. This new resource will help Izaak Walton League chapters take bowhunting classes to a new level.

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Chronic Wasting Disease: The Evolving Challenge

There is no known treatment or cure for chronic wasting disease. Keeping deer and other cervid herds at an appropriate size for their habitat is the only way to limit the spread of CWD. This puts hunters on the front lines of the battle.

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A Place for Wildlife on America’s Farms and Ranches

America’s fish and wildlife depend on America’s farms and ranches for critical habitat. The 2018 Farm Bill needs to ensure that farmers and ranchers have the tools they need to make a place for wildlife through wildlife-friendly practices and innovative farming and ranching systems.

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