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Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting more than 1,000 acres of natural and restored wetlands near Fort Wayne, offers interesting and informative nature events this winter. All are free and open to the community.
Every Tuesday in January: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. “Little River Ramblers.”
Meet at the Boy Scout office parking lot (end of Olde Canal Place Drive opposite Lutheran Hospital entrance on W. Jefferson), Fort Wayne, to explore Eagle Marsh’s interesting plants and wildlife. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Contact crc@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 for information.
Thursday, January 13, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. “Snowflakes.”
Light breakfast and nature presentation for nature lovers 50+ at Coventry Meadows Senior Community on W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. Unique, beautiful, and frosty cold, join LRWP’s Betsy Yankowiak for a close-up look at one of nature’s wonders. Contact crc@lrwp.org or 260-478-2515 to reserve a spot as space is limited.
Monday, January 24, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. “The Threat of Asian Carp.”
Meet at the Aboite Library, 5630 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne. Sponsored by Little River Wetlands Project. Free. What’s the real scoop on Asian carp and what does it mean for our community and beyond? Division of Fish and Wildlife experts Dave Nance and Doug Keller and Phil Bloom, DNR Communications Director, will present information and answer questions about this new threat in our waterways.

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