Conservation Currents June 2018

CC June 2018 Masthead

In this issue

  • House Says No (for now) to Flawed Farm Bill

    On May 18, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass its version of a new Farm Bill (HR 2) on a 198-213 vote. IWLA opposed the bill because it proposed major funding cuts on important conservation programs.

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  • League Briefs Lawmakers on Need To Protect Wetlands

    The Izaak Walton League and the National Wildlife Federation held a joint briefing on Capitol Hill in May to release a report on the benefits of protecting wetlands through the Farm Bill’s “Swampbuster” provision.

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  • Bring Bowhunting To Your Community

    Take a shot at bringing bowhunting classes to your chapter or community as a trained bowhunting instructor. Any League member who is a state hunter education instructor, certified archery instructor, or avid archer/bowhunter can become a trained bowhunting instructor by taking our Explore Bowhunting Instructor Workshop.

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  • Summer Fun for Young Ikes

    “When are we going to do something fun?!” The League has the answer: a week filled with adventure at our Youth Convention in historic Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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  • Your Mission: Snap a Stream Selfie

    Our partners at SciStarter have launched a new Research Mission – and you’re invited!

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  • Free Fishing Days

    We have a list of free fishing day dates in states with League chapters.

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