Monthly Archives: April 2013

Expanding Education

education02Because so many threats can be traced to human actions, education plays a significant role in improving and maintaining the future quality of our precious lakes. Education of watershed residents and lake users can have the most significant impact on the present and future water quality throughout the watershed – this education is a primary focus of WACF.

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Land Preservation

The primary mission of WACF is to preserve and enhance water quality, to that end, the long term goal is to acquire wetlands and endangered areas along the shorelines and feeder streams. A study, conducted by Commonwealth Engineering in 1995, has been and continues to be the guidepost for WACF actions and projects. 

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Watershed Projects

Each year, the WACF relies heavily on grants from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) Section, to fund studies, construction projects, and regular aquatic weed control programs, which are all aimed at insuring clean water today and for future generations.

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Falltastic 2017

The third annual Falltastic Trail Walk will take place at the WACF Education Center on October 21 and 22 (Saturday and Sunday) from Noon to 4:00 PM. Lots of new events! Hint: If you have heard of geocaching but are not sure what it is or how to do it…join us at Falltastic. Another free community event from WACF!


DNR visits WACF

Indiana DNR Director Cameron Clark (left in photo) and Deputy Director John Davis took time from their busy schedule last month to tour the WACF Education Center property with WACF Executive Director Heather Harwood (right in photo).


Between the Lakes Progress

Master PlanDan Ernst of Earth Source, Inc. Landscape Architects is working with WACF director Sam Leman to create a master plan for the WACF Between the Lakes property (across from the Channel Marker). At the WACF annual meeting on July 29, 2017, Mr. Ernst gave a short presentation previewing the plan.

Video taken by Deb Patterson of Ink Free News.