The Izaak Walton League of America kickstarted community recycling, protected the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, brought about federal regulations on mercury emissions from power plants, and conducted the first national water pollution survey. That's just a fraction of what we've accomplished since our founding in 1922.
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Water Webinars

Save Our Streams Presents: Clean Water Webinar Series

Each month, the Clean Water Team will be bringing you presentations on all things clean water. From policy to landscaping and everything between, join us for an opportunity to learn about clean water issues and what you can do to protect America’s waterways.

June 23 – Microscopic Organisms, Monumental Problems: Bacteria Pollution in Our Waters

Microcystin, E. coli, manure, sewage... too frequently, these pollutants can be found in our streams, rivers and lakes. Though we can't see bacteria with our naked eyes, we also can't ignore the negative results of bacteria pollution. Impacting drinking water, recreation, aesthetics, wildlife, and ecosystem integrity, bacteria pollution is a significant cause for concern, especially in warmer months.

Lisa Wu with Potomac Riverkeeper Network and Alicia Vasto with Iowa Environmental Council will join us for a discussion about bacteria monitoring, urban and rural sources, impacts and solutions!

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Missed a webinar? Get caught up on YouTube.

Save Our Streams online training

Increasing Soil Health and Sequestering Carbon in Agricultural Soils: A Natural Climate Solution

Agriculture can become a significant part of the American climate solution by increasing the use of farming practices that improve soil health, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and store carbon in the soil while providing economic benefits for farmers.

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Take the Salt Watch Pledge

Excessive road salt pollutes our drinking water, damages our cars, hurts our wildlife and kills our trees. Join Linda and other conservation champions across the country by helping to reduce salt use in your community.

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Gear Up for the 100th Anniversary

From teddy bears to T-shirts, we've got everything you need to celebrate the centennial in style. Even more items will be added in the coming year. In the meantime, don't miss out on this historic limited-edition Ike gear.

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Agriculture Resilience Act

Troubles Plague the Mighty Missouri

This year, the lower Missouri River ranked as the nation’s second most endangered river due to poor flood management and the effects of climate change. Elected officials need to know that people care about the health of the Missouri and our other critical waterways.

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