Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Wawasee Area Conservancy! 

Volunteers are an important part of our organization.  We strive to share a positive experience with all our volunteers in our mutual goal of protecting our watershed.

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Please fill out the online questionnaire below or complete the mail-in questionnaire and send to:   WACF Education Center, PO Box 548, Syracuse, IN 46547, Or visit our WACF Education Center / 11586 N SR 13 / one mile south of Syracuse on SR 13


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View the Watershed Boundary Map

Johnson Bay East Preserve

WACF’s newest acquisition (January 2018) is Johnson Bay East Preserve which neighbors the Johnson Bay wetlands and the B&O Railroad to the north and Johnson Bay wetlands to the west. This special 41 acre preserve once provided the outflow of Dillon Creek into the Johnson Bay/Wawasee wetlands and headwaters.

Lake Line Magazine Article

Our WACF Executive Director, Heather Harwood, has written an interesting and informative article on preserving water quality that was recently published in the Fall 2017 issue of LakeLine Magazine. You may read it here.

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.