Izaak Walton League of America

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Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA)

Address:707 Conservation Ln
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Web: www.iwla.org
Established: 1922. Description:Dedicated to protecting and enjoying the nation's soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife. Promotes citizen involvement in environmental protection and educates the public about natural resource threats. Maintains specific programs devoted to wilderness, sustainability, agriculture, clean water, and outdoor ethics. 300 chapters nationwide. Members: 50,000. Dues: $36/year ($54/year for families).
Publications: Outdoor America (quarterly); free to members.

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Dockerty, son (phone interview: March 30, 2012); members of the Rochester Chapter of the Izaak Walton League: Chad Jorgensen, Mike Davis, a youth trained in wood chopping and bow hunting by Dockerty (phone interview, March 26, 2012), soil conservationist George Poch (phone interview, March 23, 2012), and retired Mayo pathologist Thomas A.
Members represent universities, state and federal agencies, and conservation organizations including the Izaak Walton League, Ruffled Grouse Society and American Bird Conservancy.
"The SF1 will not have the broad public credibility it needs until it can provide positive proof to both the general public and the industry's skeptics that the SFI is having a positive impact on the landscape of the "hack forty," says Paul Hansen, executive director of the Izaak Walton League and chairman of the SF1 review committee.
The third meeting of the summit, on March 4, was attended by such diverse groups as the Sierra Club, the American Fisheries Society, the Izaak Walton League, the American Sportfishing Association, The Wilderness Society, the International Association of Fish an Wildlife Agencies, and the Environmental Defense Fun The whole complexion changed yesterday," Shupp said on March 5.
The MAD-Elk Coalition includes the Oregon Hunters Association (OHA), Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, the state chapter of the Izaak Walton League and even the Humane Society.
If water pollution is a dire issue in your community, adopt a local river or stream to protect it from pollution or development; for help, try the Save Our Streams program at the Izaak Walton League of America (800-284-4952).
As wilderness ecologist for the Izaak Walton League, consultant to the President's Quetico-Superior Committee, member of the Interior Department's advisory board on Parks, Monuments, and Historic Sites, and president of both the National Parks Association and the Wilderness Society, Olson had far-reaching influence on public policy.
In addition to his work with the Sierra Club, Leonard served as president of the Save the Redwoods League, on the council of the Wilderness Society, and as national director of the Izaak Walton League.
Briefly, before I get into swampbuster in detail, I'd like to mention a very positive process on wetlands that the Izaak Walton League has been involved in, and that you may be interested in finding out more about.
The Elgin chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America will host its annual ice cream social fundraiser from noon to 2:30 p.m.
Izaak Walton League: Local chapter board meeting at 7:30 p.m.
The Izaak Walton League promotes "educating the public to conserve, maintain, protect and restore the soil, forest, water, and other natural resources of the U.S.