Eagle Marsh is the second most vulnerable place where Asian Carp could enter the Great Lakes. On the tour you will see the temporary “carp fence” across the Eagle Marsh - where the Mississippi River and Great Lakes watersheds meet, and learn about the plans to construct levees to permanently separate these two huge basins.
- Eagle Marsh is a 716-acre wetland nature preserve located on the southwest border of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
- Ten+ miles of trails allow hikers to access the preserve's varied habitats of shallow-water wetland, sedge meadow, prairie, mature forest and young trees.
- 28 bird and two amphibian species endangered or of special concern in Indiana.
- Bald eagles are often found at the preserve and have a nest just off the property
- Preliminary results of the Bioblitz survey just completed found an estimated 250 species of native plants and 73 bird species were indentified along with many other exciting finds.