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Guide to Cedar Creek

What is Cedar Creek?

  • Natural, deeply carved, free-flowing stream
  • Canyon terrain
  • Glacier’s footprint
  • Home of great blue herons
  • Magnificently forested floodplain
  • Drinking water for Fort Wayne

Who are the Friends of Cedar Creek?

  • The people - homeowners, students, educators, outdoor enthusiasts and others who participate in educational meetings and advocacy to protect and preserve Cedar Creek.

  • The group founded in 1965 to keep Cedar Creek clean and
    free-flowing, and its woodlands and wetlands natural.

How is Cedar Creek protected?

Enjoy this guide to Cedar Creek!

“We only defend what we love, and we only love what we know.
Learning to know a place, whether a backyard or a watershed . . .
is an endless challenge, therefore an endless source of delight.
However much or little you already know about [Cedar Creek] . . .
[this guide] will teach you more.”
~ adapted from Scott Russell Sanders, Wild and Scenic Indiana

Editors: Carol Roberts - content, Heather M. Baker - technical
October 2017