Dwight Lydell Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America

Visit Ikes at Rockford Farm Market

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Purple Loosestrife Conservation near home, Rockford and the northeast Grand Rapids area! The Dwight Lydell Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will have a nonprofit booth for the day, September 1, at the Rockford Farm Market. The award-winning farm market runs from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Ikes, as Izaak Walton League members are called, will be there explaining “what the [...]

Battle against beetle continues in 2011

April 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

The beetle battle against purple loosestrife that began in May of 2007 continues in May of 2011. Like with so many non native invasive species “control” is all we have to work with. In this case that is the good news, because in so many others we have no control at all or if we do it is a chemical control. But we need to work to keep the news good and the invader [...]

ERMS magnet leading Rockford into greener days

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Environmentally friendly education leaves the schoolroom by BETH ALTENA They learn about everything with a nature in mind. The East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) Earthkeepers magnet includes sixth- and seventh-grade students who, between them, not only cover the different areas of traditional curriculum with nature-themed studies, but are also literally changing the [...]

Izaak Walton League holds annual banquet

March 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Dwight Lydell Chapter of the Izaak Walton League of America is having their annual Conservation Banquet and silent auction on March 5 at The Centennial Country Club. This event is open to the public with advance prepaid reservations only. Plan to have your reservation in by March 2. Some late reservations can be accommodated. This year’s event will again be a great [...]