TUrn to the river

Turn to the River is a comprehensive multi-year project to reconnect downtown Terre Haute with the Wabash River through public art and design. The arts are at the core of this exciting placemaking initiative and professional artists and stakeholders have worked with Art Spaces to host community charrettes and symposia to develop the concepts.


Wabash valley crew

A rowing club for 8th-12th graders in the Wabash Valley.



The mission of the Wabash Valley Audubon Society is the same as the N.A.S. mission. Additionally to further this mission WVAS is involved in appropriate projects to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, interact with other local organizations and groups with similar concerns, and provide educational opportunities to the local community to increase their awareness, appreciation, and involvement in the natural world that surrounds them. 



History - The Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission was authorized with the passage of House Enrolled Act 1382 by the 1991 Indiana General Assembly. The current applicable Indiana Code, IC 14-13-6, was amended by the 1997 and 2005 General Assemblies.

MissionThe Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission, representing the Wabash River Heritage Corridor, shall protect and enhance the natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources and encourage sustainable development of the corridor.This will be accomplished by stimulating public interest, encouraging the exchange of information, and supporting the establishment of common goals and cooperative actions of people and communities within the Wabash River Heritage Corridor.



The mission of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana's citizens through professional leadership, management, and education.



Ducks Unlimited conserves habitat at the continental scale to meet the lifecycle needs of North America's waterfowl. Indiana is part of the Mississippi Flyway, providing important migration, breeding and wintering areas for many of the continent's waterfowl such as wood ducksmallardscanvasbacks and Canada geese.

Working with a variety of partners, DU's Indiana conservation program has restored or enhanced 31,571 acres of wetlands and adjacent habitat. Indiana's conservation projects are designed to maximize the amount and quality of migration, breeding and wintering waterfowl habitats as well as improve conditions for waterfowl production.