Outdoor America Summer 2009
Outdoor America is the award-winning quarterly magazine of the Izaak Walton League of America. Each issue is filled with entertaining and educational articles about the conservation work of IWLA members. We also provide in-depth coverage of broader conservation issues such as national energy policy, urban sprawl, and wetland loss. To start receiving Outdoor America, become a League member. Here's what you missed in the last issue of the magazine:
Forest Starts at the
Recreation and Activity Ideas for Your
An SOS for Community Conservation
Environmental activism starts at home.
By Mike Williams, National President
A Hike To Remember
Life-long appreciation of our natural environment often starts with an adventure.
By David Hoskins, IWLA Executive Director
Jerry Peckumn (Iowa)
By Jason McGarvey
Thinking Like a Mountain
Why Preserve Wild Forests
Should we turn every last acre of forest into a woodlot to serve human needs? What would we lose if we did?
By George Wuerthner
The Non-Native Dilemma
Who decides what's good and bad?
By David Hart, Field Editor
Preserving the Legacy
Dedicated funding to help conserve fish, wildlife, and their habitats must be part of our country's response to climate change.
By Nancy Lange, IWLA Clean Air Program Coordinator
Community-based conservation at work
Hooks & Bulletins
Program & policy news