of the Izaak Walton League of America
Illinois Division I.W.L.A.
As we close up our campgrounds, lodges, and shooting ranges; and move indoors, the Illinois Division continues to encourage members and chapters to follow the State of Illinois, IDPH, and CDC guidelines during the COVID - 19 pandemic including recommended group sizes, social distancing, facial covering, and hand washing. Please be respectful and mindful of others as we enjoy all our Winter activities.
Illini Ike State Newsletter
All Chapters wishing to submit an article to the Illini Ike Newsletter can do so by contacting Roger Dieringer editor at email@example.com.
The next deadline is November 22, 2020.
Upcoming Division Events:
Spring 2021 Directors' Meeting
Elgin Chapter - 899 Jay St, Elgin, IL 60120
Date: April 24th
Registration 9-10 am, Meeting 10 am
More details TBA...
All chapters are encouraged to send a chapter delegate.
Social distancing and masking will be observed.
The IWLA National Convention 2021
Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, NE
July 20-23, 2021 (Early Bird party on Tuesday night)
Free parking, shuttle from Lincoln airport
For more information: https://www.iwla.org/news-events/events
2022 Illinois Division Convention
Embassy Suites - 100 Conference Center Dr, East Peoria, IL 61611
Saturday, April 23, 2022
More details to come. This convention is to help the Division prepare for the 2022 convention we are hosting July 2022. Please plan to join us on the 23rd and help at the convention, if you can.
We are the Izaak Walton League of America.
Who We Are
What We Do
2022 IWLA National Convention
The Illinois Division is proud to host the Izaak Walton League's 100th Anniversary National Convention.
Embassy Suites, East Peoria, IL
July 19 -22, 2022
$139.00/night All rooms are suites.
Free made-to-order breakfast and manager's reception nightly. Free wifi and parking. Free shuttle from Peoria International Airport.
President: Charles Palmgren, (563) 650-8675, firstname.lastname@example.org
1st VP: Gary Struck, (815) 245-0120, email@example.com
Treasurer: Luann Noll, (309) 231-3708, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Jon Zon , (815) 729-1403 , email@example.com
Illini Ike: Roger Dieringer, (847) 468-0690, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tree Certificate Committee: Crystal Terfler, (708) 805-3050, email@example.com
State Awards Committee: Lloye Pond, (309) 645-6810 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocacy Committee: Dean Farr, email@example.com
Communications Committee: Audrey Scheider, (563) 447-1593, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting Dates and Locations
The Illinois Division meets 4 times a year. Meetings are open to all Izaak Walton League members.
Winter Meeting: 1st Saturday in December at Starved Rock State Park Utica, IL.
Spring Meeting: April 2021 - Date and location TBD.
Summer Meeting: Held at IWLA National Convention in July.
Fall Meeting: 3rd Saturday in September at the Giant Goose Conservation Education Workshop Atkinson, IL.
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, l pledge myself as a member of the Izaak Walton League of America.