Izaak Walton League Publications

Outdoor America Winter 2014 (Issue 1)

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 League 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 Americabecome a League member.

League members can now download a full PDF of this issue of Outdoor America magazine! (This is a 7MG file and may take a minute to open. You must be logged into the League Web site to access this PDF. )


IWLA Strategic Plan 2014-2019
Setting goals and planning for change

They Know You’re Coming
A hunter’s stealthy approach may actually set off wildlife alarm bells.
By Joe Ashbrook Nickell

Disappearing Native: The Brook Trout (PDF link)
Catching a brookie is a rare experience today – but that can change.
By Bruce Ingram, Field Editor


League Leader
The Sky’s the Limit: With a Farm Bill victory and more on the horizon, the League is rising to new heights
By Robert Chapman, IWLA National President

Director’s Chair
Recipe for Success: The League starts 2014 with clear goals and a record of achievement
By Scott Kovarovics, IWLA Executive Director

Honored To Be Included in Hall of Fame * A Shot Too Far? * From the Editor

League Lines
Raising Visibility and Honoring “Old Glory” * New York Students Have a “Field Day” * Getting the Word Out About the League * The “Buzz” on Bumblebees * Happy Anniversary

My Outdoor Experience
Sundown Roosters
By Dave Books

Insider Info
Hit Your Target: Whether showing a newcomer how to crush a clay pigeon or aiming your camera at a live one, here’s what you need to know to shoot your target.
By Lisa Densmore

Hooks & Bulletins
League Welcomes New Clean Water Fellow * IWLA Scholarship Application Deadline * Resources for League Chapters and Leaders * Your Endowment in Action

Policy Pulse
Conservation Priorities advanced in Farm Bill * Restoring Clean Water Protections * Sportsmen Bill on the Move

Youth Activity: Catching Air Pollution

Reading Room
One Square Inch of Silence * Over in a River: Flowing Out to the Sea * Gardening for the Birds * The Cow in Patrick O’Shanahan’s Kitchen

Last Word
TIME to Update Conservation Policies? Sportsmen and women must endure our conservation tools remain relevant.
By Mike Leahy, IWLA Conservation Director



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