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    April 1, 2020: Clean Water Wednesday Webinar: Weakening the Clean Water Act

    Earlier this year, the Trump Administration announced it had finalized new policy fundamentally weakening Clean Water Act protections for drinking water, streams, and wildlife habitat nationwide. Up to 60% of streams and 20 million acres of wetlands in America are now directly in the crosshairs of polluters. Join Jared Mott, the Izaak Walton League of…

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    March 25, 2020: Clean Water Wednesday Webinar: SOS and Social Distancing

    Join us for the first installment in our Clean Water Wednesday Webinar series! “SOS and Social Distancing: Things You Can Do for Clean Water.” The Save Our Streams staff will share ideas about activities you and your family can take part in to protect clean water while protecting your community through social distancing. You can…

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    April 25, 2020: Virginia Save Our Streams Training: Christiansburg (Christiansburg, VA)

    Join us for a certification training at the Christiansburg IWLA Chapter! Learn about water quality issues, Virginia Save Our Streams, and how to identify macroinvertebrates. Dress for the weather, as we will be doing the field component rain or shine. Please bring rubber boots or shoes that can get wet. All class materials will be…

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    March 7, 2020: Reston Stream Monitoring Clinic (Reston, VA)

    Attention Stream Monitors! Have you attended a few volunteer stream sessions and are interested in taking the next step to get certified? Or do you want a refresher on your skills to get re-certified? If the answer to any of the above questions is yes, consider registering for this Stream Monitoring Certification Clinic hosted by…

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    June 13, 2020: Virginia Save Our Streams Training: Covington (Boys Home of Virginia)

    Virginia Save Our Streams is a fun way to test water quality in small streams by collecting and identifying underwater critters, called macroinvertebrates. The Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) is providing a workshop for those who wish to learn how to test their local water quality and become a certified VA SOS Monitor. Training…

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    April 7, 2020: Citizen Science with Save Our Streams! (Gaithersburg, MD)

    Citizen science uses the power of local communities and citizens to answer questions about the world around us. The Izaak Walton League of America is connecting Americans across the country to paint a picture of national stream health. Join us and discover two of our citizen science programs: Stream Selfie and Creek Critters! You’ll learn…

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    March 21, 2020: Save Our Streams Club Educator Training (Gaithersburg, MD)

    Are you an educator that inspires your students to lead? Are you interested in bringing hands-on STEM learning to your students through mission-based water quality activities? Save Our Streams (SOS) Clubs may be the perfect program for you and your students! This program is a project of the TIA Alliance, a conservation partnership between non-profits…

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    May 9, 2020: Virginia Save Our Streams Training (Leesburg, VA)

    Virginia Save Our Streams is a fun way to test water quality in small streams by collecting and identifying underwater critters, called macroinvertebrates. The Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) in partnership with the Loudoun County IWLA chapter is providing a workshop for those who wish to learn how to test their local water quality…

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    Winter Salt Watch

    Winter is just around the corner, and the Izaak Walton League is gearing up for another season of Winter Salt Watch. Road salt keeps us safe on sidewalks and roads, but can also pose a threat to wildlife and human health. You can help track local stream health by measuring chloride levels throughout the winter…

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    Save Our Streams Photo Contest!

    Save Our Streams is hosting an end-of-year photo contest! Submit your best photos the following categories: Macroinvertebrates, Monitoring in Action, Community, Pets and Streams, and Nature and Wildlife. You could win one of our great prizes, including limited edition t-shirts, original macroinvertebrate stickers, a LaMotte macrolens, or a copy of Rhys Voshell’s A Guide to…

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