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2011 Tribute to our local Rivers

We wanted to commemorate our achievements for Save Maumee’s “Organization of the Year 2011” presented to us at Butler University by Hoosier Environmental Council. So, if you would like to see why we were chosen for the award, check out our video with local musicians Elephants in

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"FortWayne.com" coverage of Save Maumee's Award

  The Lowdown: Save Maumee grassroots group named environmental “Organization of the Year” in Indiana Submitted by Jaclyn Goldsborough on Thu, 12/22/2011 – 12:06   Posted in http://fortwayne.com The Lowdown Fort Wayne is known for its three rivers — the St. Joesph River, St. Marys River and the

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Save Maumee Grassroots Org. wins "Organization of the Year Award"

Awards Ceremony at The 4th Annual Greening the Statehouse Policy Forum will be held on Saturday, December 10th at Butler University’s Reilly Room at Atherton Union in downtown Indy from 8:30am-3pm.  So join us for education from Indianapolis policy experts and environmental groups. For reservations call Jesse

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U.S. Army helps Save the Maumee!

July 16th 2011– United States National Guard helped Save the Maumee River! Lead by Staff Sergeant Grimm and Sergeant Michele Berkes-Adams along with a medic and 20 recruits removed large items in the Maumee River in Riverhaven, (a three mile stretch between Fort Wayne and New Haven).

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Save Maumee's 6th Annual Earth Day Celebration

~ Save Maumee’s 6th Annual Earth Day 2011 ~ SUNDAY April 17 ~ WE are here for the cause….CLEANER WATERWAYS AND AWARNESS ~ 11AM – 4PM ~ All Ages ~ Rain or Shine ~  Action & Education ~ Seed Planting & Large Scale Erosion Control Project ~

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More Trees Removed Along Riverbanks?

VIDEO AND COVERAGE HERE: Levee Tree Removal in Fort Wayne It has recently come to the attention of Save Maumee that trees along the Maumee River and St. Mary’s River are indiscriminately being cut down by order of the Board of Public Works by orders of the

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Seed Harvest Update & River Stuff!

Save Maumee Seed Harvest 2010 Update:   Harvesters…the river thanks 30 of you, for all the seeds gathered for our 2nd Annual Seed Harvest at Fox Island.  Save Maumee is noteworthy of recognition for true improvements on your riverbanks (riparian areas) and continue to be the key

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FOX News Coverage about Local Rivers

http://fortwaynehomepage.net/fulltext/?nxd_id=21324 Abigail – Clean Water Activist Speaks on City Action for Rivers…

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Save Maumee's 3rd Annual ~ Canoe Clean-Up, Can YOU Clean-Up? Update

3rd Annual Update to Save Maumee’s Canoe Clean Up, Can YOU Clean-Up? ~Underbelly of the St. Mary’s River Uncovered~ What an interesting day THANK YOU to all Save Maumee’s 60 energetic river workers! Police, a meth amphetamine lab, batteries, full fire extinguisher & spray paint, Kids Dart,

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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

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Cleanup flusters Maumee Group

http://www.journalgazette.net/article/20100725/LOCAL/307259918# Journal Gazette – (front page of the Metro Section) Fort Wayne, IN July 25, 2010 by Caitlin Johnston Volunteers spent hours cleaning the Maumee River, replanting the banks along the way. Photos by Cathie Rowand | The Journal Gazette Abigail Frost King, left, and her son

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Save Maumee's Response to Attack on the Environment

This is the letter to the editor in response to Terry Smith from Columbia City’s piece. (below) Written May 11, 2010 —————————- Indiana is 94% reliant on coal-fired power.  Yes, energy independence from the burning of fossil fuels is a must.  If rolling black outs are a

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Earth Day 2010 in the news

Celebrate River Lovers!  LOOK what you have done for our 5th Annual Earth Day 2010 on the Maumee River! The benthos community thanks you!   TOTAL TRASH REMOVED FROM OUR WATERWAYS TO DATE: 8.5 TONS!!!!   TRULY, THANK YOU!  This work could not be accomplished without YOU!

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Save Maumee Earth Day Video on Public Access

  April 3, 2010 at 2pm – COMCAST channel 55 VERIZON channel25 April 5, 2010 at 10:49pm – COMCAST channel 55 VERIZON channel 25 April 6, 2010 at 2:49pm –  COMCAST channel 55 VERIZON channel 25 April 10, 2010 at 7:49pm – COMCAST channel 57 VERIZON channel

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Maumee River Advocate working to improve locally!

An article written by a local blogger, Robert Rouse. Thank You Robert! Change starts at the ground roots level   Friday, February 12, 2010 By Robert Rouse   Abigail Frost Abigail Frost took the mantle of a grassroots organizer to the nth degree after purchasing a home

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Response to Mayor Tom Henry's State of the City Speech

Local FOX News Story – Save Maumee Weighs In –  Watch here while it lasts…. http://fortwaynehomepage.net/fulltext/?nxd_id=21324 Reported by: Marchelle McConnell Friday, February 19 2010 Monday Mayor Tom Henry spoke about his efforts to improve the rivers in his state of the city address.  The Mayors River efforts

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