More than 1,000 area residents came out to celebrate local environmental work at LRWP's Earth Day Fort Wayne event on Sunday, April 21, at Eagle Marsh. Even with a chill wind blowing across the marsh, welcome spring sunshine helped warm the half-mile stretch of Engle Road, closed for the event for the first time. Activities were plentiful: on the Natur... (Click here for full article).
Work will begin in late spring to create a colorful entrance to the north side of Eagle Marsh for Towpath Trail users. An informational kiosk will be added where the Towpath Trail enters Eagle Marsh and we'll remove invasive species, then plant native wildflowers along the boardwalk and north edge of the Trail. The project is funded by a grant from the... (Click here for full article).
It's not just about Asian carp anymore. After extensive study, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recommended options to create what could eventually be a permanent separation of the Mississippi and Great Lakes basins at Eagle Marsh. The purpose is to prevent nuisance aquatic species present in either basin from moving to the other, where they could cause ... (Click here for full article).
A new 1/4-mile self-guided nature trail is in the works for LRWP's Arrowhead Prairie preserve, thanks to a $10,000 grant recently received from the Lupke Foundation. The grant also covers habitat stewardship activities at the preserve, such as prescribed burns to control invasive plant species. "The former homestead area of the property is being transform... (Click here for full article).
Saturday, June 1, from 9:00am to 10:30am
Dont be ticked-off!
Thursday, June 13, from 8:00am to 10:00am
Family Fun Hike: Insects
Saturday, June 15, from 9:00am to 10:30am
Short Hikes for Short Legs: Insects
Wednesday, June 19, from 9:00am to 10:00am