The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

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About 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 more than 250 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. We invite you to learn about our work and to join us in supporting important conservation initiatives in your community.

Help us protect America’s outdoors. Become a League member today!

Des Moines Chapter House
4343 George Flagg Parkway
Des Moines, Iowa, 50321
(515) 244-3773

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January 25, 2022: Protecting and Restoring Iowa’s Land, Water and Wildlife with Joe McGovern of INHF. Join Joe McGovern, President of the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation (INHF), to learn about their work to keep Iowans connected to our diverse landscape and their commitment to the value of healthy land, water and wildlife. From establishing Iowa’s multi-use trails to protecting untouched prairie, the work INHF supporters and staff do together is far-reaching. INHF is a statewide 501 (c)(3) nonprofit conservation organization that works with private landowners and public agencies, and since their founding in 1979 supporters and staff have protected more than 185,000 acres of Iowa’s natural resources. Admission to the program at 6:45 p.m. is FREE and open to the public! Doors open at 5:30, with an open bar, and Dinner is available with service beginning at 6.

Weekly Meetings and Programs

Meetings are held every Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner is served until 7 p.m., with programs starting at 6:45 p.m. There are lots of great programs and delicious meals coming up on Tuesdays at the Chapter House! Check out our Menus and Programs page to find out more!

Officers 2021/2022
President: Doug Pooch
1st VP: Mike O’Deay
2nd VP: Bud Hartley
Secretary: Christine Curry
Treasurer: Kerry Petersen
Past Pres: Richard “Bo” Galloway
Honorary President: Tom Holm

Directors 2021/2022
Michael Delaney
Brian Gehringer
Robert Jackson Sr.
Mike Simpson

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4343 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines, Iowa 50321   ·   Phone 515-244-3773   ·   Email info@desmoines-ikes.com