About Us

History:

 

Izaak Walton was founded in August 1922, the League is one of the nation's oldest and most respected conservation organizations. The League has been working at the local, regional and national levels to advocate sensible solutions to the most pressing challenges facing America's natural resources. WIth more than 36,000 members, 250 local chapters nationwide,  these members want to improve outdoor recreation opportunities such as hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, and other outdoor recreation for all Americans.

We encourage everyone to learn about our work and to join us in supporting important conservation initiatives, for more information about the Izaak Walton League of America.

 

What does the League do?

Through its local chapters, state divisions and national organization, we work to conserve wetlands, clean the air, reduce energy consumption, preserve wilderness areas, protect fish and wildlife habitat, and improve management of our farmlands and forests.  Through the League's, as well as our Chapter's, publications, workshops, events, Web site, quarterly magazine and numerous on-the-ground projects across the country, we give citizens the knowledge and tools they need to be responsible stewards of the outdoors. 

At the state and national levels, the League's volunteers and staff work together to promote common-sense, practical policy solutions to critical conservation issues.  Our goal is to ensure that America's natural resources are protected, managed, and used in a sustainable manner for generations to come. 
 

 

Mission Statement

 

To conserve, restore, and promote the sustainable use and enjoyment of our natural

resources, including soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife.

 

Vision

Through the efforts of the League,

1. Conservation becomes part of everyday life

2. Everyone enjoys sustainable outdoor recreation

3. Healthy lands and waters support thriving fish and wildlife populations

 

Goals: Summary

1. Connect more young people to conservation and outdoor recreation.

2. Conserve and restore habitat to support healthy, sustainable fish and wildlife  population .

3. Ensure America’s streams, rivers, lakes, and other waters are safe for fishing,

swimming, and other uses.

4. Engage more people in sustainable outdoor recreation.

5. Raise the profile of the League as a leading voice for common-sense conservation

and sustainable outdoor recreation.

6. Strengthen partnerships among all levels of the League to advance the League’s

mission.

 

Goals and Objectives

1.  Connect more young people to conservation and outdoor recreation

2. Conserve and restore habitat to support healthy, sustainable fish and wildlife

populations.

3. Ensure America’s streams, rivers, lakes, and other waters are safe for fishing,

swimming, and other uses

4. Engage more people in sustainable outdoor recreation

5. Raise the profile of the League as a leading voice for common-sense

conservation and sustainable outdoor recreation.

6. Strengthen partnerships among all levels of the League to advance the

League’s mission.

 

Member's Pledge

"To strive for the purity of water, the clarity of air, and the wise stewardship of the land and its resources; to know the beauty and understanding of nature and the value of wildlife, woodlands, and open space; to the preservation of this heritage and to man's sharing in it.  I pledge myself as a member of the Izaak Walton League of America."

 

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Beloit Chapter Izaak Walton League of America,
Sep 7, 2013, 3:24 PM
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