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Riverfront Development Meeting with Save Maumee

Riverfront Development Meeting with Save Maumee

Save Maumee’s Meeting Monday December 3, 2018 ~ 7-8:30pm and the group hosted Megan Butler from Riverfront Development for a Q&A at Mad Anthony’s, 2002 Broadway & Taylor Street, Fort Wayne.  Megan called the group because she wants others to see the vision of Riverfront Development and wants

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Comments for City Utilities Orthophosphate use to reduce lead in pipes

Allen County IDEM comment period is now through December 17, 2018 for permitting in the Orthophosphate Pilot Project at the Fort Wayne Water Filtration Plant.  https://www.in.gov/idem/files/notice_20181227_ws_11909.pdf   Save Maumee Member, Daniel Bennett Ph.D. dug into this a bit, and explains, “I looked for recent orthophosphate references from

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Support selective removal of invasive plants

Support selective removal of invasive plants Update: January 23, 2019 Natural Resources Commission adopted a rule that will make dozens of invasive plant species illegal in Indiana pending it pass approval from Governor Eric Holcomb. “This rule takes 44 highly invasive species and makes it illegal toRead more

Contagious Community inspire by example, teach my sharing, grow through collaboration

January 19, 2014 by Jessica Sedge - Contagious Communities     “It can’t be political” was the exact comment that I made to my friend Abby King when we discussed the nuances of doing a blog piece regarding her nonprofit organization. Her response was this: “Water is life.Read more

Native Plants $ Trees Save Maumee has planted, 2016 to 2018

CLICK PIC FOR MORE INFORMATION     Save Maumee’s Riparian Buffer Initiative 2016 through 2018 Read more

Save Maumee 2018 Informational Brochure

Save Maumee Informational Brochure 2018

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Support selective removal of invasive plants

SAVE MAUMEE GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATION·TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018 Diversity is Earth’s antibiotic. The new forestry technique is to remove the invasive species in wild areas, and the natives will return.  One does not even have to plant any other plants (although it helps)!  To have the natives return,

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Callery Pear Invasive Removal over 2 days

Callery Pear Invasive Removal over 2 days
2 Day Callery Pear Tree INVASIVE REMOVAL! October 5 &6, 2018 LOCATION: Deetz Nature Preserve, 7801-8499 Parrott Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46803 (almost to New Haven)  CROSS STREET WHERE DEETZ NATURE PRESERVE T’s at HARTZELL ROAD and where east PARROTT ROAD TURNS INTO ROSE AVE  ALWAYS ~ RAIN ORRead more

Canoe Clean-Up, Can YOU Clean-Up?

Canoe Clean-Up, Can YOU Clean-Up?
11th Annual Canoe Clean-Up, Can YOU Clean-Up? SEPTEMBER 8, 2018 ALWAYS RAIN OR SHINE Save Ma_mee ~ The only thing missing is U! Sunday, September 09, 2018 1:00 am 3 dozen people help pull litter from St. Marys SHERRY SLATER | The Journal Gazette Some situations are simplyRead more

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 17 ~ THE BIGGEST FUNDRAISER WE HAVE EVER THROWN

THIS EVENT WAS 2018 SEE THE 2019 EVENT HERE ANOTHER Bazaar Evening on the Maumee River will be Saturday February 23, 2019 but the event advertised below was in 2018~ THANKS EVERYONE Address: TekVenture Inc. 1550 Griffin Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803 Located in the old RiverRead more

Photo Booth

Photo Booth
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Comments for Indiana’s Domestic Action Plan for Lake Erie

Indiana’s Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, Domestic Action Plan for the Western Lake Erie Basin Comments submitted by Save Maumee Grassroots Organization August 21, 2017 SMGO Comment for GLWQA DAP WLEB Indiana Department of Environmental Management Draft currently open for comment until October 13th.  Save Maumee’s implementation projects

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Art-N-Party to Save the Maumee River

Press Release: February 17, 2017 You’re Invited ~  Save Maumee Grassroots Organization invites you to a collage of music, art expression and activism at their Wine and Canvass Art-N-Party fundraiser on February 25, 2017 from 5:00 PM to midnight at The Phoenix, located at 1122 Broadway, Fort Wayne, IN

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Riverfront Rapport

Riverfront Rapport

Riverfront Rapport February 8, 2017               CLICK TO SEE OUR UPCOMING EVENTS 3 Day Earth Day Weekend, because 1 day just isn’t enough… Fundraiser February 25

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Federal money to restore streams and ditches: Save Maumee needs riverbank volunteers 4 days in October and beyond 2018

Press Release: October 11, 2016 Contact: Abigail Frost-King, Save Maumee Vice President & Founder 260-417-2500 Federal money to restore streams and ditches: Save Maumee needs riverbank volunteers 4 days in October and beyond 2018 This Saturday, October 15, the public is invited to harvest seed from Eagle

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MAP: Specific differentiation between Mississippi Basin & Great Lakes Basin

From the document: Wabash – Maumee Connection Site Visit Field Report July 27, 2010  Prepared For: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office  http://www.asiancarp.us/documents/Wabash-Maumee-Field-Report_Final_small.pdf “Of primary concern are the Silver and Bighead carp which have been expanding their habitats within the Mississippi River basin for at

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Watershed Continental Divides in North America

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Purdue Publication RE: Allen County/Indiana Watersheds

  8 pages of solid information CLICK HERE: Great Lakes Watershed / Allen County, Indiana  

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Put-In Bay – an all inclusive day on the Lake!

Put-In-Bay A Day on the Lake September 20, 2013 2013 Bus trip Brochure This is a very fun and educational bus trip to Put-in-Bay, where we will be treated to a tour of the newly-remodeled Ohio State University Water Quality Lab. After the tour we will then

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RiverFest at IPFW – Save Maumee Represented

Presentation: June 22, 2013  10:30AM – 11AM Title: What can we do to make our 3 Rivers better; In-depth thought into surface water Director, Abigail King said SMGO will release their new initiatives at RiverFest, that will “draw many eyes to the importance of water quality.” “We

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Water quality suffers without enforcement of the laws created to protect public health

“Critics have long complained that IDEM is understaffed, underfunded and doesn’t do enough to protect the environment.”  IDEM, is an “18-year-old state agency with a $161 million budget and more than 900 employees. (Associated Press, ‘Activists wonder where Daniels will lead state’s environment’ Nov. 22, 2004). _______________________________________________________

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IPFW Environmental Conservation Class-Field work with Save Maumee

Dr. Jordan Marshall – IPFW Environmental Conservation Class Monday October 15, 2012 1:30– 2:30pm Location: St. Joseph and St. Marys converge into the headwaters of the Maumee River – .7 miles downstream easterly Hosey Dam (at N. Anthony Bridge) North bank of the Maumee River; (floodway/spillway- direct middle)

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Celia Garza, Board Secretary

Where are all the trees? ~ It’s not JUST the Emerald ash borer destroying natural habitat. The Army Corp of Engineers follows the “Guidelines for landscape planting and vegetation management at levees, floodwalls, embankment dams and appurtenant structures (ETL 1110-2-571)” when deciding what trees and plants to

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HAPPENINGS!

  2013 Earth Day Flier EARTH DAY is Sunday April 21st from 11am-4pm Map here for all the FUN on Earth Day! Our social media outreach and updates have been sparse since my loving father AND our webguy, Brad Frost is very ill with cancer. FIND ALL

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Steering Committee Chair Discusses Levee Maintenance

Save Maumee wants to talk openly with city officials, and with the taxpayers, about our waterways and the cause & effect of current practices relating to land use and water quality. The water we speak of is the same water we drink, bathe our children in, water

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