The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League

The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League

The Des Moines Chapter of the Izaak Walton League

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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. You can sign up for the national newsletter from IWLA here.

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

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

Izaak Walton Wedding & Banquet Center
The Des Moines Izaak Walton League features a full-service facility for banquets, weddings, corporate meetings and other events.  For information on reservations please contact Carolyn, Manager, at (515) 244-3773.  Also see the Izaak Walton Wedding & Banquet Center page on Facebook for more details.

Weekly Meetings and Programs

Meetings are held every Tuesday beginning at 5:45 p.m. Dinner is served until 7 p.m., with programs starting at 7:30 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!

Volunteers Needed!

2016 Swap MeetThe Des Moines Izaak Walton League in conjunction with the Warren County Izaak Walton League will be participating at the 38th Annual Fisherman’s Swap Meet sponsored by the Mid-Iowa Bass Masters. We will need volunteers to share our conservation message to the public in efforts of growing membership at our chapter.

There will be no charge for admission if you volunteer. The time slots needing filled are listed below and are need is at least two volunteers per shift.

Saturday     8:30 am – 1:00pm and 1:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday         8:30am – 12:00 pm and 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Sign up at the meal ticket area at the chapter house by February 23, 2016.

2015 Izaak Walton League Iowa Outdoor Expo for Kids and Families

We had a great turnout this year with nearly 2000 attendees, and want to thank everyone who attended, and especially the dedicated Izaak Walton League volunteers who made it possible! Click here to view the 2015 Outdoor Expo Photo Gallery!

Officers 2015/2016

President: Fred Baumann
1st VP: Joe Gavin
2nd VP: Mark Shore
State Director: Lisa McIntyre
Secretary: Richard “Bo” Galloway
Treasurer: Craig Rogers
Past Pres: Kerry Petersen
Honorary President: Tom “Bear” Robinson

Directors 2015/2016

Tom Dudley
Bryan Glider
Bud Hartley
Robert Jackson Sr.
Earl Kaminski
Milton Mosby
Mike O’Deay
Mike Simpson
Sherry Stifel

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For questions about this site contact Bud Hartley.

4343 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines, Iowa 50321   ·   Phone 515-244-3773   ·   Email