The Great Outdoors


Little River Wetlands Project, a local nature organization protecting almost 1,200 acres of natural and restored wetlands in Allen and Huntington Counties, offers interesting and informative nature events this February. All are free and open to the community.

*Every Tuesday in March
9 to 11 a.m.
Little River Ramblers
LOCATION CHANGE during March only:
Meet at Arrowhead Prairie
8624 Aboite Road, Roanoke to hike and explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife.

*Wednesday, March 19
9 to10 a.m.
Short Hikes for Short Legs: Insects
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne.
For children ages 3 to 5 and a responsible adult.
We’ll start with an activity in the barn exploring the wonders of bugs, then walk on the marsh to look for our six-legged friends.
Dress for the weather.

*Saturday, March 29
9 to 10:30 a.m.
Spring Flyers on the Marsh
Meet at the Boy Scout Office parking lot, 8315 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne.
Bring your binoculars and join Rodger Rang of Stockbridge Audubon Society on a hike to look for the many types of birds that live at Eagle Marsh or visit it in spring.

*Saturday, March 29
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Family Fun Hike: Be a Better Bug!
Meet at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne.
Don’t be “bugged” by our six-legged friends!

In the barn, learn about the importance of insects, their parts, and how to walk like one.

Then we’ll hike the marsh looking for insects and their food sources.

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