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Canoe Clean Up 2019

 12th Annual Canoe Clean-Up, Can YOU Clean-Up? RAIN OR SHINE Save Ma_mee ~ The only thing missing is U! Saturday ~ September 21, 2019 11am-3pm  Where: Fort Wayne Outfitters/Bike Depot 1004 Cass Street  Fort Wayne, IN 46808 FREE CANOE RENTAL WITH ID, thanks to Fort Wayne Outfitters BikeRead more

International Joint Commission Status of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

These were the notes I took at the International Joint Commission, Status of the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement  I thought it was very important others read my notes. Here is what we said about the Western Lake Erie Basin in the last draft: READ HERE JuneRead more

Save Maumee 2018 Informational Brochure

Save Maumee Informational Brochure 2018

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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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Watershed Continental Divides in North America

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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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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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VOTE NO on H.B. 2018

HR 2018, entitled, “Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011,” as passed by the House and is now being heard by the Senate.  This bill is a direct assault on two key components of the Clean Water Act: enforcement of water quality standards and protection of aquatic resources

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THIS SATURDAY…come ON

Hello River Lovers, ~ONLY THIS SATURDAY~ River Rummage Sale ~ THIS Saturday July 14 – First Day of the 3 Rivers Festival Parade – on the Historic Wells Street Bridge – Behind Wells St. and Superior St. in downtown Fort Wayne…just off the parade route.  BIG, LARGE, HUGE SALE! 8am-5pm  – Proceeds

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Save Maumee Earth Day 2012 ~ 7th Annual Celebration

INVITATION Sunday April 22, 2012 11am-4pm Come to our Open-Non-House! Plant trees, seed, plant plugs, install erosion control mats and remove garbage on the banks of the Maumee when you have an hour or five to spare, rally for clean water, support your local waterways…and have fun

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Save Maumee goes to Washington D.C. represented northeast Indiana for Clean Water Week

  If you would like to see what we said in Washington D.C. last week – CLICK HERE for Save Maumee 2012 Newsletter: Save Maumee Grassroots Organization represented northeast Indiana for Great Lakes Days again this year in Washington D.C. for Clean Water Week, through a grant

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Combined Sewer Overflows – college term paper

Combined Sewer Overflows   Written by Sean Musi V161    I have spent half of my life in Fort Wayne, Indiana and the number one issue that comes to mind involving the environment is the poor condition of our water ways. This is especially upsetting because the city

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Killing waterways won't revive the economy

Toledo Blade Sunday, January 15, 2012 COMMENTARY BY KRISTY MEYER Some of our members of Congress evidently need a refresher course in clean water. From the mid-1800s to the late 1960s, many rivers in the United States — including Ohio’s Cuyahoga River — caught fire because of

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Meetings Recap of LaFarga Copper LLC (Steel Dynamics Inc.)

On January 12, 2012, the Allen County Drainage board had their beginning talks about reconstructing the Bandelier Ditch #3.  Abby Frost-King and Celia Garza specifically requested from different contacts within the Surveyors office, to be informed of the day they would begin conversations. We were not called

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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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