of the Izaak Walton League of America
Illinois Division I.W.L.A.
As we open up our campgrounds, lodges, and shooting ranges; and move back outdoors, 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 outdoor community 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submission deadlines are: March 31, July 31, and November 30.
Upcoming Division Events:
The IWLA National Convention 2021
Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, IWLA has decided the National convention will now be held as a virtual event.
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.
Division Awards Submission Deadline
The 2022 deadline for Division Awards has been moved to June 1, 2021. For more details on submitting an award, please see the Award Committee page of this site.
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
1st VP: Gary Struck
Treasurer: Luann Nol
Secretary: Jon Zon
Illini Ike: Roger Dieringer
Tree Certificate Committee: Crystal Terfler
State Awards Committee: Lloye Pond
Advocacy Committee: Dean Farr
Communications Committee: Audrey Scheider, (563) 447-1593, email@example.com
Award Committee: Lloye Pond
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.