Category Archives: Our History

Riverfront Fort Wayne: Get Involved

Want to help shape the future of Fort Wayne?

Representatives from the city-sponsored Riverfront Fort Wayne project are hosting two opportunities to do so. Officials and architects invite the public to join them on a river walk to discuss visions for the future of Fort Wayne’s riverfront development. The tours will be held on Monday October 6 and Tuesday October 7. Come on down!

Please see details on this flyer.

(Riverfront development study area, City of Fort Wayne)

Upcoming Earth Day (extended!) Activities

Earth Day 2014

Little River Wetlands Project (LRWP) will once again host Earth Day at Eagle Marsh. Events include educational stations, conservation presentations, table displays from local conservation and environmental groups, a farmer’s market, and more. Come join the fun Sunday April 27!

Fort Wayne: Bird Town

While at Eagle Marsh keep an eye out for avian wildlife. Fort Wayne was recently recognized as a Bird Town by the Indiana Audubon Society (full story here). The status is conferred on those communities focused on conservation of birds and their habitat. Eagle Marsh provides ecological features for a variety of bird species, including imperiled species.

Save Maumee Canoe Trip

Save Maumee, a Fort Wayne-based river conservation organization, is leading an exciting canoeing adventure. From April 18th-26th paddlers will traverse two states and approximately 140 miles of the Maumee River, starting in Fort Wayne and ending near Toledo, OH. In addition to enjoying the ride, paddlers will raise awareness about river health in the Maumee. More paddlers are welcome! More info here.