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Izaak Walton League of America Turns 100 in 2022!

Keep informed about upcoming events concerning the 100th anniversary by subscribing to IWLA Nationals monthly newsletter (Conservation Currents / Action Alerts) or follow them on social media.

All kinds of information about the anniversary will appear in those places as things get rolled out.

Chapter Updates:

              April 2021 - Board of Directors & General Membership meetings resume as normal.

              CANCELLED May 2, 2021 Annual Picnic and Fishing Derby Disabilities 

(The maximum number of individuals permitted in a social gathering has increased from 10 to 50 for indoor gatherings starting April 1, 2021)

COVID-19 information (UPDATE: March 23, 2021):

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Virginia

**Virginia Governor Northam restrictions as of April 1, 2021. (Updated EO-72).

Click here for all Virginia Executive Actions.


Chapter Impact: 

Indoor entertainment venues limited to 30% of capacity, indoor social gatherings increased from 10 to 50, and restaurants limited to 50% of capacity. Starting April 1, 2021.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic ALL Executive Order (EO) Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) requirements are in effect at the chapter.  Masks are required to enter any of the buildings. Please maintain Social Distancing.

IMPORTANT:  Please made sure you read the current operating procedures(links below) for the facility/range you plan to visit as things have changed because of COVID-19.  Also for up-to-date range times/dates of operation.  



NOTE: All indoor gatherings are restricted to 50 individuals or less as of April 1, 2021

  • CANCELLED - Due to new COVID-19 restrictions
    • December 15, 2020 General Membership meeting 
    • January 2, 2021 New Member Orientation
    • January 19, 2021 General Membership meeting
    • February 6, 2021 New Member Orientation
    • February 16, 2021 General Membership meeting
    • February 18, 2021 New Member Orientation
    • March 6, 2021 New Member Orientation
    • March 16, 2021 General Membership meeting
    • March 18, 2021 New Member Orientation



NOTE: See below for Temporary COVID-19 Range Operating Procedures and Schedules. (If there is a change to the operating schedule, the Range Director will add that to the chapter calendar.)

Please be advised.  The range director will make changes to the Temporary COVID-19 operating procedures and schedules.  

If you have any questions or issues, please contacted the Designated Range Director (Click here for contact information)



NOTE: Always check the chapter online calendar for updated events and schedules

Izaak Walton League Member 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.

Our Mission

To conserve, restore, and promote the sustainable use and enjoyment of our natural resources,
including soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife.



The Izaak Walton League is an American environmental organization founded in 1922 that promotes natural resource protection and outdoor recreation. The organization was founded in Chicago, Illinois by a group of sportsmen who wished to protect fishing opportunities for the future.




All chapter volunteer opportunities are posted through SignUpGenius. Please click and signup to get credit toward your membership or just for the fun of helping the chapter and others.


The Virginia Division of the Izaak Walton League of America is one of the oldest and largest divisions within the Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA).




The ultimate goal of the Clean Water Challenge is to protect and improve water quality nationwide. Everyone can help achieve this goal.



Recruit • New hunters / recreational shooting enthusiasts
Retain • Existing participants
Reactivate • Former participants who have stopped




We are proud to support a number of local Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Venturing crews. We help develop the future youths to be conservation minded and provide an opportunity for the scouts to work their service projects here on the property.

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