Stream Selfie

You have the right to know whether the streams running through your backyard or neighborhood parks is safe. But there is an alarming lack of up-to-date information about water quality across the country. The Izaak Walton League’s “Stream Selfie” campaign will help bridge that information gap.

Anyone can get involved! Simply snap a photo of a stream that’s important to you, answer a few key questions, and share your picture on our Stream Selfie website. We'll feature the best Stream Selfie each week on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more! 

With each photo, we are also creating a first-of-its-kind national map for volunteers and community organizations involved with stream monitoring. By putting this information in one place, we can highlight streams that are being monitored today and develop a national inventory of streams that need to be monitored in the future.

The League is proud to be partnering with SciStarter on this campaign. SciStarter is the place to find, join, and track contributions to citizen science projects. Through SciStarter, people across the globe can contribute to recreational science activities and formal research efforts.

Thousands of people are working toward a common goal: clean water. Will you join us?

Click on our infographic to learn how to upload your Stream Selfie or dive right into SciStarter now!

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SELFIE OF THE WEEK

IWLA Exec Dir Scott Kovarovics sent us this Stream Selfie of his family in Hawaii. Aloha! (BTW this is not our first Hawaii selfie. That honor goes to Girl Scout Troop 823!)

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MORE OF OUR FAVORITE STREAM SELFIES

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  • SS_Yong C
  • Scott K
  • SS_Girl Scouts of Western Washington
  • GS Troop 4017 GS of Eastern MO
  • SS_GS Troop 775
  • SS_Hannah BYU
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  • SS_GS Troop 750



6 Steps to a Stream Selfie

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