WACF Earth Day Celebration 2016

WACF Earth Day Celebration

Earth Day-13Community residents from 1 to 91 years old gathered on April 22 to celebrate Earth Day with the WACF. After a short, educational presentation by WACF board member, Pam Schumm; some attendees took a short nature walk on the WACF trails or created wildflower “seed bombs” while others planted fifty new trees. On display were scores of posters created by area students for the school-wide “Trees of the Earth” poster competition and the winners were announced. This successful event will be continued annually by the WACF.

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Go Fishing with the DNR!

Free learn to fish clinic led by DNR biologist Matt Linn on Thursday, July 5 from 9 AM to 11 AM.  The DNR will supply fishing rods and bait.  Bring the kids (adults must have a fishing license to participate).  Join us at the WACF Between-the-Lakes property on Pickwick road across from the Channel Marker restaurant.  No pre-registration necessary.


It’s Bug Catch Time!

Our most popular event of the year will be on Saturday, July 7 from 9 AM to 11 AM at the WACF Education Center.  Kids will hit the water with nets to learn all about water critters from Nancy Brown (Hoosier Riverwatch trainer).  This event is free and everyone is welcome! More about the Lake Talk and Eats Events…


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.