News release from the City of Fort Wayne:
Riverfront Early Bird Nature Walk and Bike Ride Set for Sunday
(April 13, 2016) – Riverfront Fort Wayne is hosting a naturalist-led nature walk and bike ride this Sunday, April 17, beginning at 8 a.m. on the historic Wells Street Bridge. The event is free and open to the public and suitable for all ages.
The event will allow residents to learn about the birds and plants along Fort Wayne’s downtown rivers, with an emphasis on migratory birds, waterfowl, resident birds, riverine flora and invasive species. The naturalist-led walk will be held from 8 to 9 a.m., followed by a 90-minute leisurely paced bicycle ride led by Fort Wayne Trails.
Participants may attend one or both activities. This event will be held rain or shine, but will be canceled in the event of severe weather. Check the Fort Wayne Trails Facebook page for weather notifications.
Future nature walks will take place on the first Sunday of the month, May through October.
About Riverfront Fort Wayne
Riverfront Fort Wayne hosts regular programs and events as part of a three-part effort to build support for revitalizing the downtown riverfront. Programming, maintenance and development are all part of efforts to create a downtown riverfront that is a regional destination and source of pride for all of northeast Indiana. Partners in Riverfront Fort Wayne include the City of Fort Wayne, the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and the Capital Improvement Board. More information is available at www.riverfrontfw.org.