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The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

Izaak Walton League – A Century of Conservation Leadership

Over the past 100 years, the Izaak Walton League of America has been an extraordinary champion and defender of the nation’s soil, air, woods, waters and wildlife. In this short video, learn about our history of conservation leadership and how you can join us in our second century of success. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO ON YOUTUBE.

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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Meetings are held every Tuesday beginning at 6 p.m. Dinner is served until 6:30 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!

Learn about the many ways to get involved with the IWLA’s Clean Water Program right here in Iowa! We’ll explore Save Our Streams and other community science programs, including local updates and information about how you can get involved. Heather Wilson is the Izaak Walton League’s Midwest Save Our Streams Coordinator. Her career as an environmental educator is shaped by a love of outdoor education and a passion for the biological sciences. Most of Heather’s life has been spent within the Missouri and Upper Mississippi Watersheds. She is excited to play a role in the protection of these waterways for the good of the human and natural communities that call them home. 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.

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
Joe Gavin
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