Eagle Marsh the focus of Earth Day event

Little River Wetland Project hosting Earth Day event.
Little River Wetland Project hosting Earth Day event.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Little River Wetlands Project is bringing the largest Earth Day Celebration to northeastern Indiana.

Visitors can explore the 716 acre wetland preserve at Eagle Marsh off Engle Road. Spotting scopes will be on display for to see a pair of bald eagles nesting in the marsh area. The eagles are now incubating an unknown number of eggs.

Here is a list of free seminars during the event:

1:15-1:45 p.m. – How to Identify Frogs and Toads of Eagle Marsh

2:00-2:30 p.m. – Certifying Sustainable Homes and Neighborhoods

2:45-3:15 p.m. – Meet Indiana’s Birds of Prey

4:15-4:30 p.m. – Eagle Marsh Bridge Dedication

4:30-5:00 p.m.- Why Eagle Marsh is “Ground Zero” Against Asian Carp

The celebration is from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

Engle Road will be closed Sunday morning at 9 a.m. between smith Road and Statesman Way. Free parking is available on Engle Road at Smith and at the Midwest Office Park.

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