At Little River Wetlands Project (LRWP), we get our boots muddy while working towards the highest goals – quality of life, improvement and sustainment of our natural resources – for the betterment of our community.

Our Mission

Our mission is to restore and protect wetlands in the historic watershed of the Little River, a major tributary of the Wabash River, and to provide educational opportunities that encourage good stewardship of wetlands and other natural ecosystems.

Our Preserves

Little River Wetlands Project (LRWP) protects more than 1,300 acres of wetlands in the Little River watershed. In addition to Eagle Marsh, Arrowhead Marsh, Arrowhead Prairie and Buttonbush Bottoms, LRWP also co-owns Little River Landing with ACRES Land Trust.

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Latest Happenings

We're Hiring!

LRWP is on the search for a Community Engagement Manager that is well rounded in development, fundraising and marketing areas. These skills will  help the perfect candidate fully engage in our mission, and be able to find creative ways to share our unique story with all of our stakeholders.

If you feel you're the candidate for the job, click here for more details on the position.

Eagle Marsh Green Gate

The green gate at Eagle Marsh (6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne) will be OPEN Monday-Thursday, 11am-3pm. 

LRWP Office

The LRWP office will be open by appointment only. Please call 260-478-2515 or email to schedule your appointment. 

We are checking voicemails regularly, so feel free to leave a message and we will return your call as soon as we're able. Thank you!

Seed to Marsh

Are you interested in coming out to Eagle Marsh for a free and fun family hike? Join us for a Seed to Marsh program including free guided hikes for your family unit with school aged children.

The Seed to Marsh program will be 30 to 60 minutes long and will include a short hike and a stewardship activity. Activities are contingent on time of the year and the priority of tasks. Activities could include transplanting seedlings, making seed balls, collecting seeds, planting native plants, etc. and the hikes could cover a variety of topics from decomposers to native wildflowers.

If this sounds good to you and you are interested, please email LRWP Wetland Educator, Aly Munger, at to schedule your hike today!

Hikes are a first come first serve basis. Please include your name, 3 possible dates at least a week out from your email, times you'd like the program, as well as how many will be in your group. Thank you!