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Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting over 1000 acres of wetland preserves southwest of Fort Wayne, offers interesting and informative nature events this summer and fall. All are free and open to the community.


Saturday, September 18

9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Honeysuckle Removal

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Bring work gloves and water to drink to help us control this invasive species. Wear rubber boots or shoes that can get wet. Volunteer event sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project.

For more information, contact Betsy Yankowiak at 260-478-2515.

Saturday Hike

October 2

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Magical Mushrooms

Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne. Fungi break down dead materials, recycle them and make their nutrients available for the next generation of trees and plants. We’ll search for and identify fungi and their fruiting bodies, mushrooms. Rubber boots are recommended. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact crc@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.

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