Upcoming Events

Mon 22

Pleasant Run Waterway Meeting

January 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wed 24

White River Waterway Meeting

January 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Feb 06

Pogue’s Run Waterway Meeting

February 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Feb 09

ROW Steering Committee meeting

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Success Stories:

ROW Grants Awarded at ROWport 2017

ROW awards $50K in grants to improve waterways Reconnecting to Our Waterways announced winners at annual ROWport event INDIANAPOLIS — Reconnecting to Our Waterways (ROW) announced the winners of their $50,000 in grant funding at their annual ROWport celebration on...
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ROWport – Impact Recap

ROWport - Impact Recap      Thanks to everyone who came out for ROWport on Friday! If you happened to miss us then go ahead and check out this video of ROW's collective impact on the waterways of Indianapolis over the past five years. We've come so far...
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Indy Urban Bioblitz

Scientists and volunteers convened in September 2016 for the inaugural Indy Urban BioBlitz, counting nearly 600 species of wild plants and animals along city waterways in just 24 hours. Close your eyes and picture your backyard or your closest park or stream. How many...
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Rediscovering the Central Canal

Once an urban attraction area, the Northwest stretch of Indianapolis’ Central Canal has been forgotten and neglected over the past half-century. Reconnecting to Our Waterways is working with neighborhood residents to turn this beautiful urban corridor in the middle of...
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Destination Fall Creek Takes Root

Five years ago, a group of people and organizations that would become Reconnecting to Our Waterways came together to dream about how to make Fall Creek a better destination. The mission? Channel thousands of volunteer hours to clear dense invasive honeysuckle and...
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Wellness on the White River

More than 5 miles of wilderness trails and 210 acres of wildlife habitat hide along the White River waterway in downtown Indianapolis, but remain largely underused by nearby neighborhoods. With improvements to the New York Street Bridge, Reconnecting to Our Waterways...
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Pogue’s Run Rest Stops

With a focus on aesthetics and creative placemaking, the areas bordering Pogue’s Run waterway and trail – including a park, neighborhood, and school – have been transformed. Through a partnership with Williams Creek Management and funded by the Kresge Foundation,...
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Barth Avenue Bridge Project

Many outside groups had promised to invest in the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood of Indianapolis before, but few had delivered. When residents teamed up with community stakeholders in a collective impact effort to renovate the crumbling Barth Avenue Bridge as a...
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