All monthly chapter regular member meetings and all chapter events/activities have been canceled through August 31st, 2020 as approved by our chapter board of directors and in accordance with Governor Northam’s recently updated executive orders covering stage 2 restrictions as they pertain to COVID19 social distancing/business operating guidelines. Our chapter board of directors will be reviewing the Governor’s revised executive orders on a regular basis to ascertain when it will be safe/feasible to add events/activities back onto our calendar.


2020 Chapter Scholarship Award Winners

David Perdue, Chapter Scholarship Award Chair, announced two $1,000 scholarships winners at the May, 2020 chapter board meeting. The winners, as approved by the Chapter Board of Directors, are:

  • Sydnie Matkins
    Colorado State University- Major: BS Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology.
    Future plans: Work with endangered species, … Read more

2019 Scholarship

Notice:  The chapter scholarship applications submission interval for 2019 is now closed .  All of the applications that were submitted will be reviewed by our chapter scholarship committee, and the winner will be announced by the chapter scholarship committee chair at either … Read more

Chapter Scholarship Awards for 2017

On June 21st our chapter awarded $1500 scholarships to two local environmentally minded students. Chapter Scholarship Committee Chairman, David Perdue, presented the scholarships to Jena Cruz (left) and Kelly Lafferty (right). Both young women are Suffolk residents and are majoring in environmental science. Jena will be a sophomore at Longwood … Read more

Chapter Scholarship Awards for 2016

On the 20th of July, 2016 the Nansemond-Suffolk Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America awarded two $1500 scholarships to local environmentally minded students. Chapter Scholarship Chairman, David Purdue is shown here presenting the scholarships to Megan Barnes, on the left,  and Nicole Troia on the right. Read more

2015 Chapter Banquet Dinner Photo Gallery

At the September, 2015 Chapter Banquet Dinner Meeting, our Members and their Guests enjoyed a catered meal, and afterwards, our Members introduced themselves and their guests, including several prospective Members interested in joining our Chapter, new Member Scottt Gurley was sworn in, and we enjoyed a presentation on the Clean … Read more