Monthly archive for September 2010

Day at the Maumee Bay / Lake Erie

The following is information the Erie Port Authority passed out to participants attending “A Day at the Bay” hosted by the  Upper Maumee Watershed Partnership.  Maumee River: Largest body of water emptying into the Great Lakes 150 miles long Shares water with the St. Marys River, St. Joseph River, Auglaize River, Little Auglaize River, Blanchard River, Tiffen River, Ottowa River Maumee Watershed: 6,586 sqare miles in Indiana, Ohio & Michigan 4,000 miles of streams Drains 4 million acres 1.7 million people live in the watershed 327 named streams Supports 94 species of fish 90% of Ohio’s wetlands have been drained or filled in

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September Local River Events & Updates

Hello River Lovers,   Many interesting things are always happening locally. Here are the upcoming events you should consider attending to improve our area and support your waterways!   Next Month of Events ~   *Friday Night – September 17th  6PM – 2AM – Save Maumee’s PUNK PARTY Fundraiser at Berlin Music Pub 1201 W. Main Street – $5 at the door will open you to a punk party you won’t forget. ALL AGES! – but beware, this is a metal show and may have explicit lyrics.  Bands include: Twisted Aversion, Rise to Fall, 11M12D, Autovalor and Blood From A Stone –  educational material provided and rounding-up the river volunteers for the next day’s event! – The Canoe Clean-Up!  – PUNK PARTY  information here: http://www.facebook.com/search/?post_form_id=06859ba8b863709dad579c2caef614c6&q=friends+of+the+river+fort+wayne&init=quick&sid=0.8046695199651317#!/event.php?eid=144377062268798&ref=ts   AFTER YOU ROCK OUT for the Maumee in the evening….come and CLEAN UP Fort Wayne’s Rivers in the morning!   *Saturday September 18th 11AM – 4PM Save Maumee’s 3rd Annual Canoe Clean-Up, Can YOU Clean-Up ~ all ages ~ rain or shine ~ FREE – FORT WAYNE OUTFITTERS & BIKE DEPOT LOCATION  – Cass Street behind The Bean –  (off Wells St.)  Free canoe rental for participants for the day with a photo I.D.!

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