Riverfront Development Public Meetings

The City of Fort Wayne will host the next round of public meetings with the City’s riverfront consultant, SWA Group, this Wednesday and Thursday. Both meetings will take place downtown at the main branch of the Allen County Public Library in the theater (downstairs!). The meetings are set for: * Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 5:30-7:30 p.m. […]

Not a three hour tour: local environmental group to paddle 140 miles for river quality

Save Maumee is a Fort Wayne-based grassroots environmental organization. The group is focused on improvement and preservation of the Upper Maumee River and the surrounding watershed. They work with local government and the public to accomplish these goals. Along with volunteers, the group began a river adventure today in Fort Wayne. It will conclude in […]

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 […]

Committing to Live a Sustainable Life

Next week, Dr. Bruce Kingsbury will participate in a panel titled “Earth Care”, hosted by the First Presbyterian Church in Fort Wayne. His segment will focus on ways to live with sustainability in mind. Mark your calendars, the event is Thursday April 9 5:30-6:30 p.m. More information, including location can be found here: http://firstpres-fw.org/events/ 

Harsh winter affects aquatic birds

Persistent cold temperatures this winter led to record ice covers of the Great Lakes. Normally, the lakes have enough exposed water to allow piscivorous (fish-eating) waterfowl to access minnows as a food source, enabling them to survive winters. However, this year there was a spike in bird mortalities because of frigid temperatures and ice cover […]


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