VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT LITTLE RIVER WETLANDS PROJECT THIS SPRING!
What could be more fun than working with like-minded nature lovers to help Little River Wetlands Project care for Eagle Marsh and its other two preserves? Or, lend a hand with LRWP’s Open House at Eagle Marsh in June, its nature education programs, or office tasks. You can fill out a volunteer application online at www.lrwp.org <www.lrwp.org>, call Leslie Hamilton at 260-478-2515, or just show up for the following stewardship events–bring gloves, boots or waders, and dress for the weather. (Large groups, please call to let Leslie know you’re coming.)
Saturday, March 21, 9 am-noon – Pull garlic mustard to protect Eagle Marsh from this invasive plant. Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn on Engle Road, 1/2 mile east of W. Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne.
Saturday, April 18, 1-3 pm – Spring cleanup at Eagle Marsh. Help keep the marsh beautiful and find out what’s going on there too. Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn on Engle Road, 1/2 mile east of W. Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne.
Saturday, May 16, 9 am-noon – Work day at Arrowhead Marsh. Help clear trails, pick up trash, and pull garlic mustard to keep the marsh healthy and beautiful. To reach Arrowhead Marsh, turn on Redding Drive off of Route 24 for about two miles, then turn left on Aboite Road and the preserve is 1/8 mile on the left.
Little River Wetlands Project is a nonprofit land trust whose mission is to restore and protect wetlands in the Little River watershed southwest of Fort Wayne and to provide educational programs that inspire and challenge individuals to be good stewards of all natural resources. LRWP maintains three wetland preserves, including Eagle Marsh, at 705 acres the largest preserve in Allen County. For more information, please visit www.lrwp.org <www.lrwp.org> or call 260-478-2515.
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