Special Events

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Arachnids

Wednesday, October 18, from 9:00am to 10:00am

We’ll start in the barn learning about the lives of these eight-legged friends. Then, we’ll take a short hike to look for where to find these amazing creatures and their famously intricate webs.This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Frogapolooza 2017

Saturday, October 21st, from 6:00pm to 9:30pm

Frogapalooza to honor the Lupke Family October 21

Get ready for an evening of fun and fundraising at LRWP’s Frogapalooza 2017, presented by Phillips Financial Services and Brooks Construction Company, from 6:00 to 9:30 PM on Saturday, October 21 at the Fort Wayne Country Club.  You’ll help us honor longtime LRWP supporters Duane and Carol Lupke along with their children Diane, Mark, David and Andrea as Hidden Heroes of Conservation. Their contributions to the growth of Eagle Marsh include giving major support for the purchase of wet farmland that was to become Eagle Marsh and on-going support for various annual projects.

The event will begin with drinks (cash bar), hors d’oeuvres and a chance to bid on the silent auction items from entertainment packages to hard-to-get sports tickets.  After dinner, a live auction will offer getaways, specialty items, gift baskets, and more!  

Tickets will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, September 6, and are $100 per person or $800 for a table of eight.  There are 3 ways to purchase tickets:

1) Eventbrite

2) Call our office at 260-478-2515

3) Mail your check to LRWP, 5000 Smith Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804.

Dress is business casual, and all are welcome to attend.  Limited seating is available so be sure to purchase your tickets early. Here you will find your official invitation.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Bats

Wednesday, November 15, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Bats are important flying mammals found on the marsh. Join us as we explore interesting aspects of bats, make our own bat, and then take a short hike to explore where bats live and what they need to survive. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.

Short Hikes for Short Legs: Tracks and Scat

Wednesday, December 13, from 9:00am to 10:00am

Whenever an animal walks on the marsh, it leaves footprints. We’ll start with interactive fun in the barn creating animal tracks in sandboxes. Then we’ll go outside to explore the trails looking for where animals have walked. This part hike, part interactive educational activity-event is open to the public with a curriculum and trail length appropriate for kids ages 3-5 years. Meets at Eagle Marsh barn, Eagle Marsh Ft. Wayne.


 

 

Corporate sponsorships are available for all events.
Please contact info@lrwp.org for additional information.

Cancellations

Please Note: All programs are cancelled if Southwest Allen County Schools close due to inclement weather. Our hikes are cancelled if the wind chill is 10 °F or colder.