MEETINGS & EVENTS

All tentative dates & times are shown in italic.


  • Upper Mississippi River Initiative
    May 8 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cook Out at 6 PM/Presentation at 7 PM

    This event is free and opent to the public

    Minnesota Valley Chapter
    6601 Auto Club Rd.
    Bloomington 55438

    Dave Zentner will present a program on the exciting Upper Mississippi River Initiative which involves Izaak Walton League Chapters in Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois in cleaning up the Mississippi River and its tributaries. UMRI is a grassroots effort to monitor and improve water quality, promote sustainable farming approaches, and educate landowners about making conservation part of their contracts with operators. Dave Zentner is Minnesota's leading conservationist, former President of the National Izaak Walton League, author of the RIM (Reinvest in Minnesota) legislation, helped found Voyageurs National Park, and he was a driving force in the passage of Minnesota's 2008 Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment.

  • Hands-On Restoration Project
    Minnesota Valley Chapter IWLA
    Saturday May 19th, 8:30-11:30 am
    6601 Auto Club Rd.
    Bloomington 55438

    Join the Minnesota Valley Chapter and Great River Greening in this hands-on restoration event on chapter grounds. We will plant and seed native forbs and grasses as the natural habitat for wildlife in a six-acre area of the upper chapter grounds overlooking the Minnesota River floodplain and wetlands.

    Event is free and open to the public. To participate, please Register Here.

  • Upper Mississippi River Initiative
    May 22 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

    This event is free and opent to the public.

    Walter J. Breckenridge Chapter
    8816 West River Road
    Brooklyn Park, MN 55444

    Dave Zentner will present a program on the Upper Mississippi River Initiative (UMRI). How to meet the goals of the 1972 Clean Waters Act for "fishable, swimmable in all waters of these United States"? How to foster cooperation among all landowners and stakeholders in the to attain this goal. Learn about stream monitoring and how you can help. For more information call 763-421-6781.

  • Executive Committee
    June 10, 2018
    8:00 PM

  • Summer Gathering & Board of Directors
    August 11, 2018
    Wes Libbey Northern Lakes Chapter hosting
    Grand Rapids, MN

  • Executive Committee
    September 9, 2018
    8:00 PM

  • Fall Gathering & Board of Directors
    October 26-28, 2018

  • Executive Committee
    December 9, 2018
    8:00 PM