Conservation Currents September 2018

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In this issue

  • States Recognize Value of Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring

    Federal and state environmental agencies in the Chesapeake Bay region have agreed to give more serious consideration to volunteer monitoring data for use in water quality assessments. This is the first agreement of its kind recognizing the value of volunteer monitoring at a regional level – and a great model for the rest of the nation!

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  • Clean Water Rule Rewrite Could Write Off Protections

    Clean water is critical to every hunter, angler, and outdoor enthusiast. It’s also critical to everyone who drinks water (that is generally all of us)! League staff created maps that show which waters could lose protection from pollution.

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  • Final Farm Bill Debate

    The current five-year Farm Bill expires September 30. Urge your members of Congress to support a Farm Bill with strong conservation programs to restore our nation’s soil, woods, waters, and wildlife.

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  • Volunteers Needed for Outreach Events in South Dakota, Iowa

    The League will be participating in two big outdoor expos on the Missouri River this month, and we need your help!

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  • Missouri River Recovery Plan in Final Stage

    The Army Corps of Engineers has released the final environmental impact statement for a Missouri River habitat recovery plan. This 7,500+ page document contains six alternatives for implementing the Missouri River Recovery Program.

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  • National Hunting and Fishing Day: September 22

    The League continued our longtime support for National Hunting and Fishing Day by returning as a sponsor for 2018. National Hunting and Fishing Day brings together sportsmen and women to celebrate the rich tradition of fishing and hunting.

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  • National Convention Wrap-Up

    Wondering what you missed at #IkeCon2018? We have you covered! Visit our website for the highlights, including speaker presentations, adopted resolutions, national award winners, and more.

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