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
Join us for our Spring Migration to Lake Icaria in Corning, IA!
May 18-22, 2016 – MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS NOW!
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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!
June 21, 2016: Bill Stowe, CEO and General Manager of the Des Moines Waterworks will speak at our Tuesday meeting. Join us for a great dinner and an excellent program!
2016 Izaak Walton League Iowa Outdoor Expo for Kids and Families
Plan now to join us for the 2016 Expo September 24 and 25 at Waterworks Park in Des Moines Iowa. We had a great turnout in 2015 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!
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
Robert Jackson Sr.
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