On Saturday, March 27th, the chapter participated in the Hampton Roads area clean-up. The event was hosted by Hampton Roads in partnership with Keep America Beautiful and … Read more
The morning of Thursday, February 25th brought forth warm temperatures and sunshine. Chapter Ikes Mike Lane, Claudia and Ray Powell teamed up to dig up a few mountain laurels from the chapter park dam and to re-transplant them near the front gate.
While transplanting the mountain laurel, Mike named … Read more
LWCF (Land and Water Conservation Fund ) funds Used to Purchase Dismal Swamp Property from Chapter Member’s Family; US Fish & Wildlife Director Visits Jericho Ditch Lane Site While Touring Dismal Swamp NWR (National Wildlife Refuge)
Submitted by Mike Lane, S-N IWLA chapter Board Member and Conservation Committee member.
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Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Nansemond-Suffolk Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America awarded two $1,000.00 college scholarships to local conservation minded students. Chapter Scholarship Committee Chair, David Perdue, … Read more
The chapter’s guest speaker for the August member’s dinner meeting was Joel Wiedel. Joel is a Virginia Conservation Police Officer. Officer Wiedel is a Virginia native born and raised … Read more
The guest speaker for the June member’s dinner meeting was Ethan Ferguson. Ethan presented a slide show presentation of his recently completed Eagle Scout project. Ethan’s project was to build and install Wood Duck nesting boxes on the Nansemond Indian Tribe property along the Nansemond River and around the pond … Read more
The guest speaker for our April 17th member’s dinner meeting was Heather Lockwood. Heather works for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as their Virginia Oyster Restoration Specialist. She … Read more
On Saturday, March 30th, chapter volunteers turned out to participate in the Keep Suffolk Beautiful spring river cleanup. The event was a city wide event with volunteers working on … Read more
The guest speaker for the chapter’s August dinner meeting was Jammica Boone. Jammica is the Hampton Roads Marketing Representative for “Recycling Perks”. The topic of her presentation was ” … Read more
Chapter volunteers worked up an appetite by showing up prior to the August 15th chapter dinner meeting to pick up trash. 18 bags of trash were collected from along the chapter’s adopted section of Kings Fork Road and Providence Road. Volunteers who took part in this event were eligible for … Read more