Fort Wayne Rivers

Courtesy/Friends of the River

An 1840's style canal boat was launched Tuesday evening on the city's downtown waters. Fort Wayne's Friends of the Rivers, the Community Foundation and AWS Foundation, worked together to bring the boat, "Sweet Breeze," to Fort Wayne.

Erosion washes away about a foot of soil each year on the banks of the St. Marys River near Headwaters Park. This is bad for the land and also for the rivers, which is why the city plans to stabilize the riverbank in this area to prevent future erosion.

Zach Bernard/WBOI News

Summer is just a few weeks away, which means boating season is about to kick into full gear. The City of Fort Wayne is being proactive to ensure safety around low-head dams along the St. Joseph and Maumee rivers.

Project Reduces Pollution In St. Joseph River

Aug 25, 2015
Lisa Ryan, WBOI News

Fort Wayne just completed a project that will decrease the amount of sewage overflowing into the St. Joseph River. The project took less time and money to complete than expected.

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Environmental stewardship. It’s a phrase that many people wouldn’t be able to define, but an IPFW professor wants to bring it to Fort Wayne.

Area groups are trying to build an environmental stewardship facility in Fort Wayne. But what exactly is “environmental stewardship?”