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We love, cherish, and respect our natural environment, are always looking for ways to improve our local chapter in adhering to our stated mission, dedicated to the promotion of the means and opportunities for educating the public to conserve, maintain, protect and restore the soil, forest, water, air, wildlife and other natural resources of the United States, in Virginia and more specifically in Loudoun County. Further, we promote the enjoyment and wholesome utilization of those outdoor resources.

Our chapter members are dedicated outdoors people active in local conservation issues. We maintain a private membership facility on 88 acres that includes 3.5 acre stocked fishing and canoe pond, rifle/pistol sight-in range, skeet range, 3-D archery range, playground, youth programs, nature trail and arboretum, NRA training classes, chapter club house with kitchenette, pavilions, campsites and more!

With excellence in mind, the following articles, brought to you by our national chapter are words and images of strong encouragement and inspiration.

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USA Shooting
USA Shooting, a 501c3 non-profit corporation, was chartered by the United States Olympic Committee as the National Governing Body for the sport of shooting in April 1995. The organization implements and manages development programs and sanctions events at the local, state, regional, and national levels; developing shooting athletes from grassroots to Olympic medals.

Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center, USA Shooting has a full-time staff dedicated to furthering the sport and supporting athletes and members of the organization. The organization has a USA Shooting News magazine publication, as well as public and member specific web sites.

Virginia Save Our Streams

VIRGINIA Save Our Streams monitors water quality of Virginia's streams and educates the public about importance of clean water. Virginians have the right to know whether or not streams are safe for swimming, fishing, playing, and drinking. Also, having site-specific and timely water quality information allows us identify pollution problems, determine how to restore streams, and assess success of restoration efforts. Our more than 600 volunteers collect information at approximately 400 stream sites. We work with everyone from individuals to agencies to ensure that future generations inherit improved and protected streams, rivers, and estuaries across Virginia.

vasosVirginia Save Our Streams is a program of 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 nearly 270 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. For more information about our Virginia chapters, please visit the Virginia Division of the Izaak Walton League.

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We received  remarkable praise for our volunteer efforts on January, 2011, when local journalist Sean Farrell penned a compelling article for The Ashburn Outdoorsman.

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