Eagle Marsh Adventure, Fort Wayne – Afternoon

Adventure

This is for the AFTERNOON session – please only RSVP for one or the other.

Join us in Fort Wayne for an exciting opportunity to enjoy the outdoors, explore nature, and learn something new about the wildlife at Eagle Marsh!  We are so thankful to their staff and volunteers for hosting A Kid Again for this outdoor Adventure!

Where:  Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
When: 12-1pm for lunch.  Program from 1-3pm
What:  Description of the two programs you’ll experience are below.  The group will be split in two to maintain social distancing and precautions.

  • Wet and wild wetland exploration (1hr)
    • Participants will dip into our wetland waters off our accessible floating dock in search of creatures that tell us about how clean our water is
    • We will sort and count number of species to help with our community science program
    • Pictures of the creatures will be uploaded to INaturalist app as part of the global City Nature Challenge that weekend
  • Seed to Marsh – help us bring back habitat for animals!  (1hr)
    • Participants will help spread seeds and nurture plants that will be planted at Eagle Marsh
    • We hope that all participants and family members can leave with free native plants to plant at home or a special place

You’re welcome to stay after your program to hike and explore any of the trails at your leisure.

Deadline to RSVP is April 28th.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
-Due to COVID precautions, this is a limited capacity Adventure.  Once spots are shown as full, please email amyp@akidagain.org to be added to a waitlist in case we are able to accommodate more families.
-If you find you’re unable to attend after RSVP’ing, please let us know to open that spot.
Weather – event goes on rain or shine, unless storm warnings or severe weather occur.  Please dress appropriately. Some rubber boots available onsite if needed, but we encourage you to wear outdoor footwear. There are shelters available if it does rain.
Facilities– Eagle Marsh is a primitive wetland preserve. Accessible port-a-johns are available with well for hand washing, but indoor plumbing is not available.
-Drinking water not available onsite. You may bring your own, but it’ll be provided with lunch as well.

 

Where:
Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Thank you to our Partner!

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