Earth Day Fort Wayne at Eagle Marsh, April 22,1-5pm

At Earth Day Fort Wayne on April 22nd, attendees can expect additional activities, displays, and speakers, in addition to our traditional activities.

Bring the whole family to this all ages celebration of our Earth from 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Get a close look at a tractor and Tesla to learn how these marvelous machines work and how they help Eagle Marsh and our planet. 

This year will again feature food trucks, a farmer's market, and lots of fun educational activities for participants.

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

 

LRWP’s free nature programs and events serve all ages!

Public Hikes

Saturday, January 27, 12 to 1:30pm. "Winter Woods," lead by John Niemeyer. Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Join us for a stroll through the woods, learning how to identify trees by buds that were set months earlier, the trees' bark, and adaptations they make to living in a wetland environment. We'll start at the barn, exploring parts of trees and testing our identifying skills, then we'll hike the trails that wind through our woods. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact  info@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.

Saturday, February 24, 11 to 12:30pm. "Winter Birding," lead by Freya Berntson.” Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. A variety of birds live on the marsh all winter. We'll start in the barn learning about our over-wintering birds. Then LRWP's Freya Berntson will lead us on a hike to look for winter birds of the marsh. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact  info@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.

Saturday, March 24, 10 to 11:30am. "Greening of the Marsh." Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. How can you tell when spring is approaching? Join us for a walk through the marsh to look for signs of spring; we know Spring is upon us when the plants emerge green! Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact  info@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.

Friday, April 27, 6:30 to 8:00pm. "Frogs," Lead by Russ Voorhees Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Join us for this fun evening hike to learn about the variety of frogs populating the marsh. Have some fun and discover how to make frog calls using household items you have at home! We'll wrap up our event with an evening hike in hopes of finding frogs of different kinds and listen for their spring chorus. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact  info@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 to 11:30am. "Spring Flyers on the Marsh," Lead by Freya Berntson Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Join us for hike to discover the many types of birds that either live at Eagle Marsh, or visit us in the springtime. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact  info@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.

 

Field Trips for classes/groups can also be arranged.

Apply to bring a youth group to a LRWP preserve.

Teachers, let us know what you're studying and we can tailor a program that's relevant to the classroom. Scouts, our staff and volunteers can work with you to meet requirements for different badges. Trips are arranged on a first come, first served basis.

Adult groups may also wish to visit our preserves or volunteer. Please call us if your employee group, club, hiking group, birding group, church group, senior program or other community group is interested in a guided visit or might like to volunteer at an event or for stewardship.

Offsite presentations can be given about our preserves and programs to businesses, clubs or other community groups through special arrangements with our staff. Classroom presentations on wetland topics may also be arranged on a limited basis.

For more information or to sign up, click on the title of any event below, call 260-478-2515, or email us.