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Dan Wire talks about the new canal boat

Check out this video by AroundFortWayne about the canal boat coming to Fort Wayne’s rivers. Dan Wire, Tri-State Watershed Alliance Executive Director, is featured.

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Tri-State Watershed Alliance Receives Second Contribution Agreement from USDA, NRCS

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, […]

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Canal boat to launch soon on Fort Wayne’s rivers

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

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Water Quality Information Service

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 […]

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Update: Riverfront Development

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.

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Allen County Soil & Water Conservation District 72nd Annual Meeting

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 […]

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Redevelopment proposes new riverfront TIF

    News release from the City of Fort Wayne: Fort Wayne Redevelopment Commission proposes rescinding three TIF districts and creating one

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Update on riverfront development efforts

    News release from the City of Fort Wayne: Update on riverfront development efforts

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Videos: WLEB Conservation Efforts Briefing

    It was announced on March 28, 2016, by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack that the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will invest $41 million in a three-year initiative to support the work of farmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to improve water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB). The initiative helps […]

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USDA launches $41M initiative to improve WLEB water quality

    News release from the USDA: USDA Launches $41 Million Initiative to Improve Water Quality for Western Lake Erie Basin Improved Conservation Measures to Take Effect on Additional 870,000 Acres

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“Soil-to-Soil”…The Environmental Cycle of Life

    News release from Hoosier ReLeaf: “Soil-to-Soil”…The Environmental Cycle of Life

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I&M announces partnerships and site prep

    News release from Indiana Michigan Power: Indiana Michigan Power Announces Partnerships and Site Preparation Work

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Upcoming Events

  1. Precision Agriculture Day

    August 23
  2. Allen County Soil & Water Conservation District Board Meeting

    August 23 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
  3. Nutrient Management Field Day

    August 24
  4. Storytime in the Park

    August 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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