Upcoming Events

Dec 08

ROW Steering Committee meeting

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Dec 12

Central Canal Waterway Meeting

December 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jan 09

Central Canal Waterway Meeting

January 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Jan 12

ROW Steering Committee meeting

January 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Feb 09

ROW Steering Committee meeting

February 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Central Canal

Built between 1836 and 1839, the Indiana Central Canal is now an important part of the water supply of Indianapolis. The Central Canal is both a vintage remnant of 19th Century Indiana and a modern mid-city escape along gentle waters and into quiet woods. ROW is focused on the entire Central Canal from the headwaters in Broad Ripple down to the drinking water plant near 16th Street which includes the Midtown and the Northwest Area Quality of Life Plan communities.

ROW’s Illustrated Nature Guide

ROW Illustrated Nature Guide ROW's Ecology committee partnered with Indianapolis based artist Megan Hart to create the ROW Illustrated Nature Guide and Journal. The guide explores the ROW waterways and their surrounding communities through various means...
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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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