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.

More pictures of the event…

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Family Fishing Fun

Join the DNR and WACF for a free fishing lesson for kids of all ages. Wednesday, July 3 at 9 AM at the WACF Between-the-Lakes Preserve (across from the Channel Marker Restaurant). DNR will supply rods & bait.


Annual Bug Catch

Our most popular free kid’s event of the year is our Water Bug Catch. It will be held at the WACF Education Center on Saturday, July 6 at 9 AM. We’ll be in the water so bring your bathing suit and water shoes! Great fun for the kids and adults, so join us!


Key WACF Acquisition

After a full 20 years of negotiations with the property owner, WACF has acquired what is arguably their most important property. The Turkey Creek Inlet Preserve (across from Runaway Bay) filters the approximately 43% of water flowing into Lake Wawasee. Please take a few minutes to listen to Tom Yoder explain the importance of this property to Lake Wawasee.


New WACF Water Study


WACF is undertaking a new and comprehensive wetland water quality study that will allow us to focus our resources on the most critical hot spots. Read more….