The national park system is more than America’s best idea – it’s the Declaration of Independence
applied to our national landscape.
Ikes from across the country gathered in Wisconsin for the League’s national convention, which explored the theme, "Defending Our Waters: Past, Present, and Future."
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.
At the end of August, former IWLA national president Charles "Chuck" Clayton testified in support of the Clean Water Rule at a U.S. Senate field hearing in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Implementation of the Farm Bill’s basic conservation requirements continues to be an uphill battle, as demonstrated in U.S. Department of Agriculture audits.
In mid-July, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a budget bill for the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that cuts vital conservation investments.
In August, Clean Water Fellow Samantha Roth traveled to the Tar Heel State to train leaders from the White Oak River Chapter on the Creek Freaks curriculum.
Chapters across the country are turning to archery to engage youth and adults in the outdoors, provide opportunities to participate in recreational shooting sports, and introduce people to the League.
The most memorable experiences are usually the ones you don’t plan.
Whether you’re trying to figure out which birds are coming toward your blind or into your
backyard, here’s some advice about avian arrivals.
Former Minnesota Division president Al Layman passed away earlier this year. In April, Austin Ikes and friends along with Al’s family had a celebration of his life.
Ikes in northwest Indiana are grabbing outdoor education "by the tail" to get local youth and families interested in conservation and the outdoors.
Curtis “Curt” Howard, media outreach chair for the Harford County Chapter, issued a challenge to Ikes in eastern Maryland to get #OutsideEveryday — and he hopes Ikes across the country will do the same.
Rick Cerwick was named Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor of the Year at the International Hunter Education Association-USA annual conference this May.
For the past 10 years, the Greater Seattle Chapter has introduced local youth to the joys of fishing — and the local community to the League.
Virginia "Ginny" Thrasher won America’s first gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio — and won fans across the globe for her shooting prowess and mental toughness.
At the national convention, delegates from across the country devoted much of their time to strategizing about how — working together — members, chapters, divisions, and the national office can strengthen the League.
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