On June 1, 2017, join Friends of the Rivers and the Tri-State Watershed Alliance for a gourmet dinner from Takaoka, a canal boat open house, live music by The Legendary Trainhoppers, a silent auction, and a boat ride for VIP ONLY guests! Rendezvous on the Rivers will be on the historic Wells Street Bridge near […]
Rotary clubs join effort to reduce nutrient pollution, algae blooms in Lake Erie Spring planting time. A forecast of up to 4 inches of rain from Wednesday night through today. It’s a recipe for a potential algae explosion in wester
A Riverfront View By Jeff Wiehe of Fort Wayne Magazine Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 He planned just a short trip, maybe down around a bend and back. That’s what Dan Wire had in mind, at least. Finally, after several weeks of asking, Mayor Tom Henry was paying him a visit.
By the Tri-State Watershed Alliance It’s early May in the Midwest, but for most crops, it’s still too early to start planting. How is it, though, that when passing by some brown fields right now, that you see spots of green or even flowers peeking through? Taking a closer look, you might think that the […]
With all the rain we’ve had lately, it’s a perfect illustration of the need to create rain gardens. Rain gardens help capture storm water runoff, preventing it from getting into our area rivers and streams where it can deposit unwanted nutrients and sediment. Read more on rain gardens at http://bit.ly/2po1jwv and about free rain garden workshops […]
The Tri-State Watershed Alliance (TSWA) has entered into its second Contribution Agreement (CA) with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), each under the direction of Terry Cosby, Ohio State Conservationist. The CA acts to assist NRCS in addressing nutrient management issues in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) and will provide outreach to producers, […]
On March 23, 2017, Friends of the Rivers announced that later this spring, a full-sized replica of an 1840s canal boat will be launched on the rivers downtown. For more on the story, go to http://bit.ly/2mYn69T
Water Quality Information Service (WQIS) data is now online! Collected by watershed groups since 2002, this information is a resource for researchers, agency officials, and the general public for organizing and presenting water quality data from the St. Joseph, St. Marys, Auglaize and Upper Maumee River watersheds. It is maintained by the St. Joseph River […]
Check out the video by IN|Fort Wayne discussing Phase I of the riverfront development project in downtown Fort Wayne. It features commentary by Dan Wire, Executive Director of the Tri-State Watershed Alliance.
Join us for the Allen County SWCD Annual Meeting Please plan to attend the 72nd Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm. Parkview Mirro Center located at 10622 Parkview Plaza Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46845. Learn from a leading expert in the field of stream bank restoration, Robert Barr. Mr. Barr is a Fluvial […]