Publications

Outdoor America

Conservation Currents

  • Conservation Currents April 2018

    IN THIS ISSUE: Become a "Friend of IWLA" * IWLA at the Moo-vies * Earth Day Resources * Chapter Results: New Online Tool * Discounted Fishing Gear for Chapter Events * 2018 National Convention Extras * National Scholarship Deadline: May 15

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  • Conservation Currents March 2018

    IN THIS ISSUE: IWLA Disappointed in President’s Conservation Budget Request * Congress To Start Farm Bill Debate * Last Call To Recognize Your Top Volunteers * 2018 National Convention: Getting There Is Half the Fun! * Results Matter! Share Your IWLA Successes

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  • Conservation Currents February 2018

    IN THIS ISSUE: League Champions Conservation in the Farm Bill * Join the Winter Salt Watch * Iowa Water Funding Comes Up Short * Nominate Your Top Volunteers for National Awards * National Scholarship Applications Now Open * Explore America’s Past – and the League’s Future – at our National Convention

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Missouri River News

  • Missouri River News, November 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: Missouri River Recovery Committee Discusses New Management Plan * Adaptive Management Teams Hold First Meetings * Corps Moves to Winter Releases from Missouri River Reservoirs * 2018 Farm Bill and the Conservation Reserve Program * Clean Water Rule Update

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  • Missouri River News, October 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: Corps Unveils 2018 Missouri River Water Management Plan * Corps Continues to Release Water Stored in Reservoir System * Missouri River Recovery Committee Receives Science Updates * Yankton-Area Missouri River Events May Face Challenges in 2018 * South Dakota Division Comments on Wetland Mitigation Site * Public Outreach and Media Coverage

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  • Missouri River News, September 2017

    IN THIS ISSUE: League Leads Outreach and Education Events * Corps Releases Draft Operating Plan and Public Meeting Schedule * Groups Ask for Access Improvements to South Dakota Waters * SD NRCS State Technical Committee Meets * Ikes Promote Clean Water Challenge at Big Sioux Summit * League Comments on Grassland Project * South Dakota Ikes Focus on Clean Water Challenge

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Conservation

  • League Battles Missouri River Invasives

    Paul Lepisto, the League’s Regional Conservation Coordinator for the Missouri River, is part of the team coordinating a multi-agency response to invasive species in the Missouri River.

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  • Disappearing Wetlands

    Half the small, seasonal wetlands that once dotted the Great Plains have already been drained. With more wetlands lost each year, one of the nation’s irreplaceable landscapes faces serious risk of disappearing. All of this begs the question: what are we losing when we send our wetlands down the drain?

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  • Solution Seekers Sought

    If there's a conservation problem, there's a League member (or many members) working on a solution. In the spirit of this can-do approach to conservation, the League is focusing on real-world solutions to today’s threats to our soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife.

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Outdoor Recreation

  • An American Invention

    The national park system is more than America’s best idea – it’s the Declaration of Independence applied to our national landscape.

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  • Wildlife Photographers vs. Wildlife

    Photographers can and do cause unintentional injury and death to wild creatures as well as damage to habitats. We need to give wildlife the gifts of space and time.

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  • National Parks: More To See Than Simply Iconic Views

    Not only does the National Park Service centennial provide an opportunity to celebrate 100 years of conserving important landscapes and landmarks across America, it is a chance to plan for the future of our national park system — and how Americans connect with it.

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Youth

  • National Parks: More To See Than Simply Iconic Views

    Not only does the National Park Service centennial provide an opportunity to celebrate 100 years of conserving important landscapes and landmarks across America, it is a chance to plan for the future of our national park system — and how Americans connect with it.

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  • New Wave of Stream Monitoring

    It’s been a busy spring for Izaak Walton League clean water staff and interns. They’ve been traveling across Maryland and up the East Coast to conduct stream monitoring classes.

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  • Family Adventures in Nature Club Guidebook

    Starting a Family Adventures in Nature (FAN) Club can help your chapter attract families – and keep them coming back. To help you get started, the League has created a "Family Adventures in Nature Club Guidebook" and free templates for marketing materials.

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Annual Report