Where nature and the city meet

In 1995, in response to growing Atrazine concerns in Eagle Creek Watershed, a group of concerned citizens led primarily by a watershed coordinator, began to address water quality issues in the Watershed.

Partners of the Alliance

The Center for Earth and Environmental Science (CEES).  CEES is a research center working to solve complex environmental problems by providing programs that translate environmental issues and solutions to legislators, environmental professionals, students, and citizens. View Website
The DNR’s Natural Resource Education Center (NREC).  The Indiana Department ofNatural Resources' Education Center providesprofessional training and support for educators and volunteers through five incredible programs – all aimed at promoting responsible stewardship of our natural resources. View Website
The Indiana Wildlife Federation (IWF).  IWF promotes the conservation, sound management, and sustainable use of Indiana's wildlife and wildlife habitat through education, advocacy, and action; aiming to create sustainable Indiana wildlife as a source of inspiration, education and recreation.
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Eagle Creek Park. Eagle Creek Park is one of the largest municipal parks in the United States.  Located just minutes from downtown Indianapolis, this amazing area covers over 5200 acres.  1300 of those acres include the reservoir -  which is the main source of drinking water for Indianapolis residents.  Amenities include 22 miles of hiking trails, a marina, beach, picnic shelters, two dedicated State Nature Preserves, and two nature centers dedicated to environmental education, serving over 100,000 park visitors, students and families each year.
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The Boone County Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors and Staff are dedicated to helping land users / managers care for our soil and water resources with an emphasis on technical services, leadership, education, proper land use and watershed management.
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The District works to provide technical, financial, and educational services to help Marion County land users conserve soil, water, and related natural resources.
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