​Conservation

EPA Proposal Strips Pollution Protections for Small Streams Nationwide

The Izaak Walton League strongly opposes EPA’s effort to scale back clean water protections because it is not supported by science, the law, or common sense.

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The Trickledown Effect: How government shutdowns affect Chesapeake Bay health

With another government shutdown looming at the end of this week, it’s important to reflect on ways the earlier shutdown affected the Chesapeake Bay and water quality throughout the country.

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Road Salt and Stream Health

As the days get colder, many of us might think it’s time to put stream monitoring on hold until spring. But there is still work to be done! Each season presents specific threats to stream health. In winter, road salt can cause serious damage to water quality. That's why the League created the Winter Salt Watch campaign – to help volunteers measure salt levels in local streams and alert local agencies when they spot a problem.

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​Outdoor Recreation

Senate Passes Permanent Reauthorization of Land and Water Conservation Fund

The Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has been a driving force for conservation and outdoor recreation for over 50 years. The Izaak Walton League of America applauds Senate action yesterday to permanently reauthorize LWCF.

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New IWLA Archery Academies in Iowa, Indiana

The key to a successful archery program is having knowledgeable, certified instructors who can create a safe and fun environment. To help you do that, the Izaak Walton League and Archery Trade Association are co-hosting two new Archery Academies this spring.

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Warmer Winter Wear

Advances in clothing design make it easier to stay warm outdoors in the winter. Lisa Ballard tells you what to shop for.

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