Welcome to the Izaak Walton League of America
Founded in 1922, the Izaak Walton League is one of the nation's oldest and
most respected conservation organizations. With a powerful grassroots network of
40,000 members and nearly 300 local chapters nationwide, the League takes a
common-sense approach toward protecting our country's natural heritage and
improving outdoor recreation opportunities for all Americans. We invite you to
learn about our work and to join us in supporting important conservation
initiatives in your community.
May is American Wetlands Month!
Each year, the Izaak Walton League celebrates May as American Wetlands Month.
This year's theme is "Alien Invaders: Invasive Species and Wetlands." Learn how
invasive species are endangering the health of our wetlands and what can be done
to stop them. More...
The 2007 Farm Bill:
Stewardship, Prosperity, and Fairness
With 52 percent of the nation's land used for agriculture, conservationists have
an enormous stake in the federal Farm Bill, due to be reauthorized this year.
Read our report outlining ways to strengthen it for farmers, rural communities,
and natural resources. More...
Clean Boats Mean Healthy Waters
Knowing how to clean your boat properly will help protect our waters from plants
and animals that don't belong. The Clean Boats Campaign Web site will teach you
everything you need to know to protect your lakes and streams from harmful
aquatic hitchhikers. More...
Ikes in the Community
U.S. EPA recognizes Jay Gilliam with service award
Farm Bill should
fully fund Conservation Security Program
* League gives
2007 National Convention
Join us in
Big Sky, Montana
July 11-13, 2007.
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