This year’s Youth Fishing Rodeo was limited to members only due to the continued restrictions caused by COVID -19 concerns. Members with children, grandchildren and friends came out to the park … Read more
The chapter’s guest speaker for the September member’s meeting was Chris Lowie. Chris (pictured at left) is the refuge manager of the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge (GDSNWR).Chris began his … Read more
This article was submitted by Wanda Gerard, Chapter Marketing Chair.
Although Mother Nature provided us with cool temperatures and a drizzly rain for most of the evening – … Read more
Our Chapter presented two conservation minded local students with scholarships. The scholarship awards were presented by David Perdue, the chapter’s Scholarship Committee chair, during the July 21st member’s meeting.
Submitted by: Tim Doxey, Treasurer, Chair of Awards, SOS/Clean Water Liaison, Media Outreach, Awards, and Budget committees; Source Credit: ncwildlife.org
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has created an informational webpage dedicated to what to do if you have purchased aquatic moss balls in the past month. Read more
Article Submitted by Chapter Ike Rob Carpenter (board member, chair of archery and outdoor ethics committees, and youth coordinator).
Since Spring Turkey Season starts next month, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about some of the safeties you should be aware of while hunting Gobbler. Season … Read more
Article submitted by Chapter Ike Ken Dugan
Here are some links posted by Dr. Sara Via of the University of Maryland that I found very interesting:
Link to the video of the talk on Feb. 24, 2021: https://umd.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=6b69b88c-5b9a-435d-9240-acda00201622
Links to a couple of other recent talks:
Climate change 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
Article Submitted by Tim Doxey, S-N IWLA Board member, Chapter Treasurer, Awards Chair, SOS/Clean Water Liaison Chair
Have you ever noticed how much better you feel after spending time in the woods? I think most of us IKE’s have. It doesn’t matter if the fish aren’t biting or there is … Read more
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