CHERRY CREEK GUN CLUB HISTORY
Kindly researched and compiled by Chuck Towne,one of CCGC’s long-standing members and a person who has seen a lot of this history first-hand.
The Isaak Walton League was formed in 1922 to save outdoor America for future generations. The League’s founders, who were avid anglers named the organization after Izaak Walton, the 17th Century author of “The Compleat Angler”, a classic book about the art and spirit of fishing.
are one of the earliest conservation organizations to set an aggressive course
to defend wild America by changing public policy. Almost every major,
successful conservation program that America has in place today can be traced
directly to a League activity or initiative.
(Ed. Note the different spellings of “Izaak” and “Isaac”)
conserve, maintain, protect, and restore the soil, forest, water, and other natural
resources of the United States and other lands; to promote means and
opportunities for the education of the public with respect to such resources
and their enjoyment and wholesome utilization.
(Ed. The above was found via the internet.)