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My Journey to the Tri-State Watershed Alliance Board

By Eric Fisher, Tri-State Watershed Alliance Board Member | I’m not sure how I came to be a watershed activist.  I guess you could call me a reluctant environmentalist.  Several words come to mind as I try to retrace the steps that have led me to where I am today…awareness, values and imagination. In retrospect, […]

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A Day on Lake Erie

By the Tri-State Watershed Alliance | What started out as an unseasonably cool, early September morning turned out to be a beautiful day on Put-In-Bay, Gibraltar Island, and Lake Erie in Ohio. On September 8, 2017, the Allen County Soil and Water Conservation District hosted a “Day at the Lake” to learn about programs and […]

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Land to Lake Conference

September 28, 2017 9am to 4pm | Co-sponsored by the Tri-State Watershed Alliance (TSWA), the 2017 Land to Lake Conference, “Future of our Rivers,” will highlight the opportunities and challenges provided by our rivers, including recreation, connectivity, water quality, riverfront revitalization, riparian habitat, pollution sources, floodplain restoration and health benefits. TSWA board members Jennifer English, […]

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Indiana’s Domestic Action Plan (DAP) Advisory Committee is seeking your input on a draft of Indiana’s Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement DAP for the Western Lake Erie Basin toward reducing phosphorus to Lake Erie. The Allen, DeKalb, and Adams County (Indiana) Soil and Water Conservation Districts will be hosting day and evening public meetings starting […]

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Cleaner air, water are worth the cost

Journal Gazette Sunday, August 06, 2017 1:00 am EDITORIAL At a glance Highlights of a survey of Indiana residents for the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust: • 71 percent agreed: “The federal government needs to do more to combat climate change.” • 63 percent agreed: “Climate change is one of the most serious problems facing the world […]

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Demonstration Farms Test Water Quality Management Practices

Demonstration Farms Test Water Quality Management Practices        

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Rivers create a pull on public, businesses

Rivers create a pull on public, businesses  

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What does “riparian” mean and why do we need a Riparian Management Plan?

By Dorothy Hagan, Tri-State Watershed Alliance Board Member | Riparian areas are traditionally defined as the transition or interface between upland areas and wetter areas. Riparian areas can exist along the margins of creeks, rivers, ponds, lakes, wetlands and bays. This paper will focus on the management of riparian areas that exist along our downtown […]

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Water works: Tunnel will be boon for cleanup of rivers

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette June 15, 2017 The deep rock tunnel dig that begins today is a big project to address a big problem. Fort Wayne’s sewage filtration plant works just fine, officials say – the treated water that goes back into our rivers is several times cleaner than the water that’s taken out to become […]

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June is National Rivers Month

Three Reasons Families Need Healthy Rivers  

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Rendezvous on the Rivers June 8, 2017

DUE TO HIGH RIVER LEVELS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM JUNE 1, 2017 TO JUNE 8, 2017. On June 8, 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 […]

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Rotary clubs join effort to reduce nutrient pollution, algae blooms in Lake Erie

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

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Upcoming Events

  1. Founding of Fort Ouiatenon Canoe Voyage

    September 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Allen County Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting

    September 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  3. Land to Lake Conference

    September 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Protecting Water Quality: One Farm at a Time, One Field at a Time

    September 28 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

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